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1 person injured in West Palm Beach shooting

Persons of interest detained
Tuscaloosa Street shooting scene in West Palm Beach, May 17, 2021
Posted at 10:37 PM, May 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-17 22:38:40-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Police are investigating a shooting that was followed by pursuit and left one person injured Monday evening in West Palm Beach.

The shooting occurred at 9:14 p.m. along the 700 block of Tuscaloosa Street.

According to a preliminary investigation, the shooting was a targeted attack since the shooter shot the victim from the street inside a home.

The victim was taken to a hospital by the fire department. The person's injuries do not appear to be life-threatening, police said.

Officers were called to the scene and a white vehicle was seen speeding away.

Police tried to stop the vehicle, but the driver fled, which led to a pursuit that ended at Kirk Road and 10th Avenue.

The driver and passenger of that vehicle were detained and are considered persons of interest.

Police do not believe the public is in any danger at this time.

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