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Shooting victim seeks help at suburban West Palm Beach Subway, later dies

Posted at 12:14 PM, Jul 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-24 12:12:35-04

A 49-year-old man died in surgery after a shooting Sunday morning in suburban West Palm Beach.

At 10:30 am, deputies were dispatched to a disturbance in the 4600 block of Myla Ln.

Before arriving at the scene, PBSO dispatch received a 911 call from a nearby Subway restaurant regarding a shooting victim appearing in the restaurant.


Palm Beach County Fire Rescue arrived and transported the victim, identified as John Roland of West Palm Beach, to a local hospital for treatment.  Detectives learned that the Roland died in surgery a short time later.

Detectives are investigating the shooting as a homicide.   

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.