PBSO investigating shooting in Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, Fla. - A 7 year old child and an adult female have been injured in a shooting in Boca Raton, according to PBSO.

Police say that the incident happened in the 8000 block of Via Di Veneto, shortly after 7 p.m.

According to authorities, a domestic disturbance between a male and a female resulted in the adult female being shot in the leg, and a 7 year old reportedly shot in the abdomen.

Two children were in the home at the time of the shooting. One child escaped unharmed.

SWAT members safely entered the residence and found the shooter deceased from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The two patients have been transported to a local hospital with gunshot injuries, and are expected to survive, officials say.

PBSO and SWAT team are on the scene to investigate.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.


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