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Teen shot in mouth in West Palm Beach

15-year-old listed in stable condition in hospital
Posted at 6:59 PM, Jun 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-19 08:59:00-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A 15-year-old was shot in the mouth in West Palm Beach, police said Friday night.

Police responded to a ShotSpotter notification about 6 p.m. in the 900 block of Fifth Street.

Upon arrival, officers were advised that a teenager had been shot.

crime scene tape outside home where 15-year-old went after being shot in mouth
Police tape surrounds a West Palm Beach home where a 15-year-old went after being shot in the mouth.

The victim had gone to a residence in the 1200 block of Seventh Street and was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in stable condition, according to Assistant Police Chief Tameca West.