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Man killed in Riviera Beach drive-by shooting ID'd

Posted at 11:17 AM, Feb 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-27 14:48:14-05

Riviera Beach police say a man has died after someone from a passing car shot him.

They identified him as 26-year-old Devonte Wilson.

Police said the shooting happened in the 1600 block of Avenue H West just before 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Gunfire from the passing vehicle struck Wilson and then the vehicle sped off, police said.

First responders took Wilson to the hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival, according to police.

This shooting is being investigated as a homicide.

Police ask anyone with information to call them at (561) 845-4123 or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at (800) 458-TIPS.