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PBSO investigating deadly shooting in Lake Park

Posted at 12:08 PM, Oct 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-11 13:18:53-04

LAKE PARK, Fla. — The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says a man who was shot in Lake Park on Wednesday morning has died.

PBSO said deputies responded to reports of shots fired in the 700 block of Laurel Dr. at 11:15 a.m.

When deputies arrived on scene, they found an adult man, identified as an 18-year-old, laying on the sidewalk and suffering from gunshot wounds.

Paramedics took him to a local trauma hospital where he died.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, along with Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue all responded to the scene.

At this time, PBSO hasn't released any details about a suspect or motive, but are investigating the shooting as a homicide.

If you have any information that can help investigators, call Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County at 1-800-458-TIPS.