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Man shot in hip in altercation in Lake Worth Beach

Other person has been identified, PBSO says
Shooting scene at 1155 Ninth Ave. South, Lake Worth Beach on June 25, 2023
Posted at 9:02 AM, Jun 25, 2023
and last updated 2023-06-25 10:00:03-04

LAKE WORTH BEACH, Fla. — One man was hospitalized with a hip wound after an altercation with another person resulted into a shooting Sunday morning in Lake Worth Beach, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said.

At approximately 7 a.m., first responders were dispatched to 1100 block of Ninth Avenue South west of U.S. 1 in Lake Worth Beach for a reported shooting, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said in an inquiry.

The patient was taken by ground to St. Mary’s Medical Center as a trauma alert.

PBSO spokeswoman Teri Barbera said the other person has been identified, and detectives are in the preliminary stages of the investigation.