Kirk Road shooting in suburban Lake Worth investigated by Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office

1 person shot

SUBURBAN LAKE WORTH, Fla. - The search has been called off for a gunman who shot one of two people walking in suburban Lake Worth.

It happened in the 4100 block of Kirk Road in suburban Lake Worth.

The sheriff's office says two men were walking north when another person approached them from behind and shot one of them in the back.

The motive is not clear.

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue responded and Trauma Hawk transported the still unidentified gunshot victim to Delray Medical Center.

Rose Elozier lives just down the street from the shooting scene. "It's a crazy world, it's crazy," she said.

The shooting happened just before 8:30 a.m.

The shooter remains at large. He is described as a black man  with short-cropped hair, wearing white pants, a green hoodie sweatshirt and possibly in his mid to late 20s.  

Anyone with information should call Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.  

This story will be updated when more information is available.

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