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Gunman in custody following Boca Raton shooting, police say

Police: Victim shot in leg, taken to hospital
Boca Raton police investigate a shooting in the 7000 block of Northwest 3rd Avenue on June 16, 2021.jpg
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Posted at 11:48 AM, Jun 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-16 14:06:31-04

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Boca Raton police say a gunman is in custody following a shooting on Wednesday morning.

Police tweeted around 11:45 a.m. the shooting happened in the 7000 block of Northwest 3rd Avenue, inside the Boca Lake Estates community.

WPTV Chopper 5 flew over the scene and spotted a shirtless man in black shorts sitting on the ground in handcuffs, surrounded by several police officers. A second man wearing a blue shirt was also sitting nearby on the ground in handcuffs.

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2 men in custody following Boca Raton shooting

Police said around 12:45 p.m. that the shooter is in custody.

Aerial video from WPTV Chopper 5 showed a massive law enforcement response at the complex, including multiple officers in tactical gear.

A Boca Raton Police Department spokeswoman said the victim was shot in the leg and taken to the hospital.

No other details have been released.

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