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3-year-old child shot in Lake Worth Beach

Child brought to St. Mary's Medical Center
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Posted at 7:17 PM, Jul 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-31 23:41:50-04

LAKE WORTH BEACH, Fla. — The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is investigating how a 3-year-old was shot Friday afternoon.

Spokeswoman Teri Barbera said the injured child was brought to the St. Mary’s Medical Center around 4:30 p.m.

Detectives arrived at the hospital and learned the child may have been shot in the 900 block of South A Street in Lake Worth Beach.

Barbera said detectives are responding to that area to investigate.

The sheriff's office said this is not a random shooting.