PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — Investigators said a shooting victim was found dead lying in a road Wednesday morning near West Palm Beach.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said the incident occurred just after 6:30 a.m. at the intersection of Flamingo Court and Holly Road.
Deputies said they responded to the scene regarding a crash involving a vehicle and pedestrian.
When they arrived, they found a dead man in the road next to a white scooter.
The sheriff's office said the vehicle fled the scene before deputies arrived. They also later determined the victim had been shot.
The incident is being investigated as a homicide, according to sheriff's office spokeswoman Teri Barbera.
The name of the victim has not been released.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.