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Man shot and killed in Palm Beach Gardens

Posted at 12:30 PM, Aug 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-29 13:37:03-04

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- A man was shot to death in Palm Beach Gardens early Sunday.

Officers with the Palm Beach Gardens Police Department responded to a report of shots fired on Sunset Drive at 1:57 a.m.

When they arrived, the victim, 39-year-old Melvin Jones, was dead.

Police say they do not believe the shooting was random and it is actively being investigated as a homicide.

Police say Jones was a temporary resident of the apartment.

If you have information about this crime, contact the Palm Beach Gardens Detective Division at 561-799-4534 or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at 800-458-8477.