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Man, woman taken to trauma center after shooting in Lake Worth Beach

Shooting scene in Lake Worth Beach on Second Avenue South in Lake Worth Beach on July 12, 2023.
Posted at 9:56 PM, Jul 12, 2023
and last updated 2023-07-12 22:09:59-04

LAKE WORTH BEACH, Fla. — A man and woman were taken to a hospital after a shooting in Lake Worth Beach on Wednesday night, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue and Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said.

At approximately 9 p.m., units were dispatched to the 400 block of Second Avenue South, which is in the vicinity of Federal Highway, PBCFR said.

Deputies located a male and female suffering from gunshot wound(s), PBSO spokeswoman Teri Barbera said.

They were taken to a trauma center. No other information on the patients was available.

Detectives from the Violent Crimes Division are on the scene investigating, Barbera said.

Motive and suspect information are unknown at this time.

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