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Five shootings leave three people dead, several injured in violent morning in Palm Beach County

Posted at 2:07 PM, Feb 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-08 11:02:11-05

Three people are dead and several people are injured in five shootings that happened in Palm Beach County Wednesday.

  • At 1:15 a.m. a 21-year-old man, identified as Anthony Fonti, was found shot in Boynton Beach. He was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
  • At 4:30 a.m. a man was found shot to death in a car along Interstate 95 near Yamato Road in Boca Raton. The man was later identified as 29-year-old Edvin Milkevic of Boca Raton.
  • Around 9:30 a.m. a woman was shot along Dixie Highway in Lake Worth. The woman, who is deceased, was taken by a male suspect who drove off in a black Nissan Rogue.
  • The male suspect was later shot and killed by a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputy on Interstate 95 after he drove against traffic. While investigators are completing their work on the deputy-involved shooting I-95 northbound will be closed between Lantana Road and 6th Avenue South.
  • Shortly before 10 a.m. West Palm Beach police reported a man was found shot in the 400 block of 11th street. He was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Below is a map that shows the approximate locations of the shootings. Click on the markers to find out more details.


UPDATE: Sources confirm that Lantana shooting suspect tied to two other shootings.