CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) – One man is dead and three more people were injured in a shooting in Clearwater Monday night.
Police were called to Drew Street and U.S. 19. around 9:30 p.m. for the shooting.
Officers say someone inside a black vehicle similar to a Nissan Altima shot into the victims’ vehicle more than a dozen times before fleeing the scene.
All four victims were taken from the scene to local hospitals. Police said Ivon Cobbs died after being flown to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa.
The other three victims went to Bayfront, where they were receiving medical treatment Tuesday morning.
Marshae Walton is in critical condition at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg. Yvonne Sanders is in serious condition and Evers Maxie is in stable condition.
The southbound access road of U.S. 19 south of State Road 590 and in the area of Drew Street was closed to all traffic for several hours. All lanes reopened around 5 a.m.
Detectives believe the victims were targeted and that the shooting was not a random act.
Clearwater Police homicide detectives are searching for a black vehicle similar to a Nissan Altima
with faded paint on the hood. It has silver rims, dark tint and dual exhaust pipes. The vehicle was last seen headed west on Drew Street.
No information on a suspect or motive for the shooting has been released. Anyone with information should contact Clearwater Police at 727-562-4242.