Martin County deputies continue investigation into Hobe Sound shootingApril 21st, 2011 by Julius Whigham
Detectives from the Martin County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division are continuing their investigation into a shooting from Wednesday night in the Banner Lake area of Hobe Sound.
The victim, identifed as 19-year-old David Harris, was shot in the back and transported to St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach with life-threatening injuries. The suspects are identified as Elliot C. Ingvalson, 22, of Port St. Lucie and 17-year-old Glen Francis Theobald, sheriff’s spokeswoman Rhonda Irons said in a news release.
According to the release, Ingvalson and Theobald told detectives that they traveled to the Banner Lake area to meet with Harris and conduct a marijuana sale. They stated that Harris tried to rob them of the marijuana, shot at them first, and that Ingvalson, out of fear for his safety, fired back. They also said that another man was present during the altercation.
But detectives could not locate any evidence to support their claim of multiple shots being fired or the the presence of any other individuals, the release stated.
Ingvalson remains in custody at the Martin County Jail with a bond amount of $35,000. He is charged with possession of cannabis with intent to distribute, carrying a concealed firearm and aggravated battery with a firearm.
Theobald was processed at the Martin County Jail and then transferred to the custody of the Deparment of Juvenile Justice. He is charged with possession of cannaibis with intent to distribute and aggravated battery with a firearm.