Dalton Dobkins: 17-year-old boy killed in Wellington shooting identified

WELLINGTON, Fla. - UPDATE: The sheriff's office has identified the victim as Dalton Dobkins and say they are investigating the death as a homicide.

Dozens of friends gathered for a candlelight vigil near Dalton's home Wednesday night. They say Dalton loved to fish and was preparing to go to the U.S. Marin Corps Boot Camp in the summer. 

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The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal shooting early Wednesday morning in Wellington. 

At 3:36 a.m., deputies responded to a report of a shooting at the Estates at Wellington Green, a gated community located in the 2300 block of Stonybrook Drive. 

 

When deputies arrived, they found a 17-year-old boy dead at the scene.  No motive or suspect info is known at this time.

Detectives are at the scene investigating.



 

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