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Man found fatally shot in vehicle in West Palm Beach

Police investigate shooting after man found dead in vehicle on Embarcadero Drive
Posted at 6:08 PM, Apr 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-04 18:28:06-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A man was found shot to death inside a vehicle Saturday afternoon in West Palm Beach, police said.

West Palm Beach police are investigating the fatal shooting that happened a little after 4:45 p.m. in the 4300 block of Embarcadero Drive.

Sgt. David Lefont said a passerby called police to report gunshots in the area.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man dead inside a vehicle.

The victim was identified as De’Andre Jamal Straker, 21, of Palm Beach Gardens.

Investigators are gathering evidence and speaking with potential witnesses.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact West Palm Beach police at 561-822-1900 or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at 800-458-TIPS.