Police search for gunman who shot and killed man, woman in Fort Pierce

Police are currently on the lookout for a person who shot and killed a man and woman at a Fort Pierce apartment complex overnight.

According to spokesman Mike Jachles, officers were called to the Madison Cay Apartment Homes shortly before 1 a.m. Wednesday for a reported shooting. When officials arrived they discovered a man and woman who were shot near the parking lot.

Emergency responders took the couple to a local hospital where they later died from their injuries.

Police identified the female victim as  Emily Marie Gordon, 25, of Fort Pierce, and the 26-year-oldman has not been identified.

Police said the shooter is described as a black man with a large build, about 5 feet 6 inches tall, possibly with hair twists. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and orange shorts.

Anyone with information in the case should call Detective Jasmin Mojica at 772-302-4807.

Tips can also be reported anonymously to Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 800-273-TIPS (8477) or online at TCWatch.org.