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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Fort Pierce Detectives Arrest Suspects Involved in Shooting Activity

FORT PIERCE – Fort Pierce Police Detectives arrested Javaris Allen, 20, and Jakeem Everett, 22, involved in the shooting activity that injured two people Wednesday night.

The suspects, both of Fort Pierce, are facing multiple charges stemming from the incident that occurred on May 15, 2019 at approximately 7:41 p.m. in the 3000 block of Avenue M. They were transported to the St. Lucie County Jail.

The Department’s Crime Suppression Unit and St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Deputies located and apprehended Jarvis Allen within minutes after the incident occurred. Detectives and Deputies later recovered the vehicle used in the shooting and its driver, Jakeem Everett.

The two victims, who sustained non-life threatening injuries, were transported to a local hospital.

This is investigation is ongoing and if anyone has any information concerning this incident, please contact Detective Jeffrey Wachendorfer in the office at 772-467-6957, on his cellphone at 772-577-0083 or after hours at 772-467-6800.


Suspect 1: Javaris Allen, 20, of Fort Pierce
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Charges:

  1. Attempted Homicide Murder Not Premeditated During Specific Felony
  2. Aggravated Battery Person Uses A Deadly Weapon

Suspect 2: Jakeem Everett, 22, of Fort Pierce

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Charges:

  1. Drive While Suspended/Revoked License
  2. Accessory After The Fact Of 1st Degree Felony
  3. Accessory After The Fact Of 2nd Degree Felony


Original Release – May 15, 2019

FORT PIERCE – The Fort Pierce Police Department responded to shooting activity in the 3000 block of Avenue M at approximately 7:41 p.m.

Two adult victims were wounded. Both victims were transported to a local hospital to be treated.

Fort Pierce Police Detectives are working to identify any witnesses that could lead them to the suspect(s) involved in this case. If anyone has any information concerning this incident, please contact Detective Jeffrey Wachendorfer in the office at 772-467-6957, on his cellphone at 772-577-0083 or after hours at 772-467-6800.

This investigation is ongoing.

Contact: Audria Moore-Wells
Public Affairs Manager
Office: 772-467-6801
Cell: 772-216-4350
Email: fppio@fppd.org