1 dead, 2 injured in West Palm Beach shooting

Police believe victims targeted
Posted at 9:29 PM, Apr 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-23 23:21:37-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — One man was killed and two others were injured Friday night in a West Palm Beach shooting.

The shooting occurred shortly after 8:30 p.m. along the 900 block of 13th Street.

West Palm Beach police Sgt. David Lefont said the shooter shot three pedestrians, who appeared to have been targeted, and then fled the scene.

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One man, identified as Xyaimien Gainer, 41, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two others were taken to a local area hospital for treatment. Their conditions were not immediately known.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the West Palm Beach Police Department or call Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at 800-458-TIPS.