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2 people shot in West Palm Beach

Shooting does not appear to be random, police say
West Palm Beach police investigate a shooting at North Tamarind Avenue and Adams Street on Oct. 19, 2022.jpg
Posted at 12:49 PM, Oct 19, 2022

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — West Palm Beach police said two people were taken to the hospital Wednesday after they were shot.

The incident happened just after 12 p.m. at North Tamarind Avenue and Adams Street.

A police department spokesman said two people were shot and taken to St. Mary's Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

One person has been detained, and the shooting does not appear to be random, police said.

Several people were initially detained by police, but authorities said the investigation revealed those people were actually shot at.

Police said the shooting does not appear to be random and there is no danger to the community.

Our WPTV news crew at the scene saw crime scene tape blocking off a section of North Tamarind Avenue in front of the Stop & Shop grocery store.