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Police: Suspect shot after attacking 19-year-old man with tire iron at Jupiter Beach Park

Christopher Talabac
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Police investigate a shooting that injured one man at Jupiter Beach Park on July 25, 2019.
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Posted at 9:49 PM, Jul 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-26 13:01:19-04

JUPITER, Fla.  — A 34-year-old Tequesta man is charged after a fight and shooting Thursday night in Jupiter.

Police said a 19-year-old man was attacked by the suspect, Christopher Talabac, with a tire iron following a verbal altercation.

The victim told police that he discharged his firearm at Talabac, striking him at least once.

Talabac was transported to St. Mary’s Medical Center where he was treated for his injuries and released from the hospital.

Police said Talabac was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and transported to the Palm Beach County Jail.

Investigators said the victim was interviewed and is not facing charges at this time.

Police said this is an ongoing investigation.