Three patients transported to hospital after two shootings in Belle Glade Saturday night

BELLE GLADE, Fla. - Three patients were transported to the hospital after sustaining injuries in two shootings in Belle Glade, said Captain Albert Borroto, spokesman for Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

There were two patients were airlifted to Delray Medical Center by Trauma Hawk after the first shooting, and the third patient, who sustained injuries in the second shooting, was transported to Lakeside Medical Center, said Borroto.

The first shooting happened in the 1500 block of Northwest Avenue G and the second shooting happened in the 200 block of Southwest 3rd Street in Belle Glade.

The shootings were reported around 9:12 p.m., Borroto said.

It is unknown if the two shootings are related at this time.


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