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21-year-old man found dead on West Palm Beach sidewalk after 911 call of gunshots

Posted at 11:39 AM, Dec 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-26 17:12:12-05

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The West Palm Beach Police Department said a 21-year-old man was found dead on a sidewalk early Thursday morning.

Sgt. Dennis Hardiman said police dispatch received a 911 call of gunshots being fired near the 200 block of Elaine Circle W. around 3:30 a.m.

Officers responded to the area and located the victim, identified as Jamari Jenkins, lying on the sidewalk. Sgt. Hardiman said Jenkins was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are investigating Jenkins' death as a homicide.

If anyone has any information, they are asked to call the West Palm Beach Police Department at 561-822-1900, Detective Ron Robbins at 561-822-1726, or Detective Paul Creelman at 561-822-1676.

In addition, you can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County 1-800-458-8477.