Robbery suspect shot by Palm Beach County Sheriff's Deputy in Lake Worth

LAKE WORTH, Fla. -- Palm Beach Sheriffs Office is working a deputy involved shooting in Lake Worth on 6th Avenue.

Deputies said the shooting, which stemmed from an armed robbery, happened early Saturday morning.

Deputies responded to the scene after the robbery where investigators made contact with the suspect.

Investigators said the suspect fired several shots at a deputy while running on foot.

A Sheriff's spokesperson said the deputy returned fired, striking the suspect.

The suspect was flown to Delray Medical center with unknown injuries.

Sheriff's office representatives released a photo of the suspects gun hoping to ID it.

Deputies said the VIN number has been scratched off.

The shooting remains under investigation.


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