1 dead, 1 injured in Delray Beach crash & shooting

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. - Police responding to an accident call Thursday night found a driver who had been shot, Delray Beach police say.

Officers were dispatched around 8:30 p.m. to the 800 Block of West Atlantic Avenue where they found two vehicles which had collided.

Both drivers were transported to Delray Medical Center.

Police identified the shot driver as Pernell Devon James, 23, of Delray Beach. They say he later died from his injuries. The second driver, who has not been named, had non-life threatening injuries.

Police returned to the scene this morning to continue their investigation.

Police want anyone with information to call Detective Peter Sosa at 561-243-7828 or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at 1800-458-TIPS (8477). You can remain anonymous.

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