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Teen trying to help robbery victim is struck by bullet in West Palm Beach

Posted at 5:45 PM, Mar 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-28 04:19:26-04

The West Palm Beach Police Department is investigating a shooting that injured a 14-year-old boy Tuesday evening. 

The shooting happened at 5:09 p.m. along the 700 block of 43rd St. 

Officials said the teen was struck by a bullet while trying to help a victim get away from his attackers. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment. His injuries do not appear to be life-threatening. 

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to contact the West Palm Beach Police Department or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers.