Case #: 180900395
Date/Time: 09.15.2018/3:20 a.m.
Location: 1100 block of Avenue D
Victim: Jeremy Wilson, 24, of Fort Pierce (deceased)
Suspect: Rodney Ellis, 23, of Fort Pierce
Charges: First Degree Murder with Firearm and Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon
PIERCE – At approximately 9:30 p.m. Sunday, September 17, 2018, Fort Pierce
Police Department arrested Rodney Ellis, 23, of Fort Pierce in connection with
the death of Jeremy Wilson, 24, of Fort Pierce.
Pierce Police Officers worked tirelessly since the incident occurred early
Saturday morning to solve this case. With help from the community, detectives
were able to identify, locate and arrest Ellis in less than two days.
was transported to the St. Lucie County Jail. He has been charged with First
Degree Murder with Firearm and Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon. He has
Details – The Fort Pierce Police Department responded at approximately 3:20 a.m. Saturday to the 1100 block of Avenue D in reference to shooting activity.
Jeremy Wilson, 24, of Fort Pierce, was wounded. He was driven to a
local hospital by a bystander where he later succumbed to his injuries.
case remains under investigation.
Fort Pierce Police encourages anyone who may have heard something,
seen someone, or has any information about this case to contact Detective
Jeffrey Wachendorfer in the office at 772-467-6957 or on his cellphone at
772-577-0083 and after hours at 772-467-6800.
can also submit your ANONYMOUS tip through the Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers
and be eligible for a cash reward - Your tip must lead to the arrest. Call the
hotline: 1-800-273-8477; submit your tip @ www.tcwatch.org;
by using tccs mobile app @P3tips.com (FREE! For iPhone and Android).