Man dies days after triple shooting at 'huge' block party in Pahokee

Detectives investigating shooting as homicide
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Posted at 8:55 PM, Nov 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-18 21:42:43-05

PAHOKEE, Fla. — Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating the death of one of three victims shot during a large block party in Pahokee Saturday evening.

PBSO spokeswoman Teri Barbera said one of the victims, identified as De'Joshua Johnson, 31, of Greenacres succumbed to his injuries Wednesday.

The triple-shooting occurred while a party was being held to celebrate Saturday night's "Muck Bowl" between rival high schools Glades Central and Pahokee High School.

Barbera said deputies attempted to break up the large block party in the area of S. Lake Avenue and Daniel Place just after 10 p.m. when gunshots were heard.

Three victims were transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Officials said Wednesday the shooting is being investigated as a homicide.

A $3,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest. Anyone with information on this shooting is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.