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Police investigating homicide in Riviera Beach

Posted at 6:28 PM, Oct 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-17 05:01:20-04

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. — Riviera Beach police are investigating a homicide Wednesday evening.

The shooting happened at approximately 4:42 p.m. in the 700 block of West 7th Street.

According to police, a dispute between two men escalated into a physical altercation and ended when one man shot the other.

The shooter fled the scene on foot and the victim was pronounced dead at the scene by Riviera Beach Fire Rescue Medics.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact the Riviera Beach Police Department at 561-845-4123 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.