Deputies investigate late night shooting, burglary

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — Deputies are investigating two separate incidents that left a man with a gunshot wound and a business burglarized.

Deputies responded to an alarm that went off late Monday at the BP Gas Station in the 1900 block of 9th Street Southwest, Vero Beach. The deputies heard a man and a woman flee into the woods.

Deputies found the pair a short time later.  The man was later identified as Jimmy Strickland, 47, and the woman was identified as Grace Daley, 56, both of Vero Beach.

Jimmy Strickland
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Grace Daley
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Both were charged with attempted burglary and criminal mischief, deputies said. Strickland also was charged with resisting arrest. Strickland is being held at the Indian River County Jail on $8,000 bond.

Daley was released Tuesday from the county jail on $1,000 bond.

Deputies also responded to an unrelated shooting Monday night in the 1300 block of 25th Avenue Southwest. A 21-year-old man was hurt by gunfire when two men broke into his home during an attempted robbery.

He was taken to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute in Fort Pierce with non-life threatening injuries.

Deputies found drugs and drug paraphernalia inside the home, but have yet to identify the two suspects. They think the robbery is drug related.

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