Man accused of killing father at PSL apartment complex arrested
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (CBS12) —
UPDATE: Cruz was located at a Publix in Port St. Lucie after police officers received a tip from shoppers.
Port St. Lucie are investigating a homicide at 141 SW Palm Drive.
Police are currently searching for a suspect named Justino Cruz in the surrounding area of the Club Apartments complex off of St. Lucie West Boulevard.
Police say Cruz called 9-1-1 and said he murdered his father. Officers arrived at the apartment and located Cruz's father, dead, suffering from multiple stab wounds.
Cruz was believed to be driving a beige 1999 Toyota with the Florida Tag, L187BU. PSLPD PIO Sgt. Frank Sabol said to CBS12 in a news conference the car was located nearby and officers are no longer searching for the vehicle. Officers believe the suspect is on foot.
K9 Units and officers are canvassing the area.
Stay with CBS12 for more updates.