WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A man confined to a wheelchair was fatally shot while watching fireworks on the Fourth of July in West Palm Beach, police said.
The incident happened Saturday about 9:30 p.m. along the 1100 block of 17th Street.
Police said the victim, Devonte Lanard, 28, of West Palm Beach, was confined to a wheelchair. He was shot and killed and pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators believe the shooting was a targeted attack and not a random act of violence.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the West Palm Beach Police Department at 561-822-1900 or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at 800-458-TIPS.