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Man killed in Lake Park shooting; suspect arrested at Miami-Dade County hotel

Joshua McElhenney arrested after shooting on Jasmine Drive
Lake Park shooting on Jasmine Drive, Aug. 6, 2023
Posted at 6:05 AM, Aug 07, 2023
and last updated 2023-08-07 19:12:13-04

LAKE PARK, Fla. — The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said a man is dead following a shooting Sunday evening in Lake Park.

Deputies responded to the 800 block of Jasmine Drive just before 7:30 p.m. and found a man shot to death.

Sheriff's spokeswoman Teri Barbera said the suspected shooter, Joshua McElhenney, 44, was arrested at a hotel in Miami-Dade County on a charge of first-degree murder with a firearm.

It's believed McElhenney and the victim knew each other, Barbera said.

Detectives were investigating the incident as a homicide.