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Pedestrian hospitalized after being shot in West Palm Beach

Posted at 5:58 PM, Jul 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-16 17:59:24-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A pedestrian was shot in West Palm Beach Tuesday evening, according to the West Palm Beach Police Department.

The shooting happened at 5 p.m. along the 1000 block of 22nd Street.

The victim, who was speaking to first responders at the scene, was transported to a local hospital and is expected to survive.

Police say it appears to be a targeted attack, according to preliminary findings.

Investigators are on the scene gathering evidence and looking for witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to call the West Palm Beach Police Department at 561-822-1900 or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at 800-458-tips.

Crime Stoppers tips may be eligible for a reward of up to $3000.00 for information leading to an arrest and conviction. All tips can remain anonymous.