Deputies searching for shooter in overnight Gifford incident

GIFFORD —  The Indian River County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man they believe was involved in a shooting incident in the Gifford area overnight Sunday.

A gunshot wound victim went to the Indian River Medical Center’s emergency room Sunday at 10 p.m., where he reported he got into a verbal argument with another man over a female, authorities said.


The victim identified Clifford Wallace as the man who shot him in the arm during the altercation. Wallace, according to what the victim told authorities, retrieved a handgun from his vehicle and fired three or four rounds in the victim’s direction.

The victim told authorities that he walked home and had a relative drive him to the hospital.

Authorities are now seeking information regarding Wallace’s whereabouts as well as any potential witnesses to the shooting.

Anyone with information can contact Detective Chris Cassinari at (772) 978-6107.

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