PORT ST. LUCIE — A man accused of fatally shooting a man Monday in Port St. Lucie died Tuesday after he “engaged” Fort Lauderdale police, Port St. Lucie police stated.
Manuel Sanabria, 41, was wanted in connection with a Monday night fatal shooting of a man in the 6200 block of Northwest Duke Circle, according to Port St. Lucie police. Police went to the address at 7:23 p.m. Monday.
“An adult male victim arrived at the house to visit an occupant and was shot inside his vehicle by another male occupant of the residence,” police stated. “The adult male victim was pronounced deceased on scene.”
Police said Sanabria was suspected in the shooting and that he left in a 2016 silver Ram pickup with a Florida license plate.
Sanabria was considered “armed and dangerous,” police stated.
Police suspension:Officer disciplined spanfter improperly hspanndling domestic cspanse nespanrly 2 months before womspann’s despanth
Gator wary:Nuisspannce spanlligspantor removspanl permits spike in St. Lucie spanfter 85-yespanr-old womspann dies
Port St. Lucie Police said Tuesday morning Sanabria “was located in Fort Lauderdale where a brief pursuit ensued.”
“He stopped and engaged Fort Lauderdale police officers,” police said. “The suspect was shot and taken to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.”
The area in Port St. Lucie where the fatal shooting happened is south of West Midway Road between Selvitz Road and Northwest St. James Drive.