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Second person among six people shot in Riviera Beach July 16 has died

Posted at 2:15 PM, Jul 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-26 17:46:50-04

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. - A second person has died from a shooting July 16 in Riviera Beach that injured several people.

A police spokesperson said 21-year-old Jamal Forrest died early Thursday morning in the hospital where he was taken for treatment.

Six people were standing in a yard when a man began shooting at the group. All six were hit.

Norriesha L. Hills died at the scene, and the others were transported to the hospital for treatment, police said.

Investigators suspect it was a targeted attack.

Police originally said the shots rang out on West 28th Street but now say it happened in the 2100 block of West 23rd Street.

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