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2 men injured in Boynton Beach shooting

Posted at 12:35 PM, Aug 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-13 12:35:27-04

Boynton Beach police said in a written statement Monday they are investigating a shooting that injured two men Sunday night. 

The shooting occurred in the area of Seacrest Boulevard and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard around 9:38 p.m.

Officers said they heard shots coming from the area.  At around the same time, dispatch received a call about a man who had been shot.

Police later located the man in the 100 block of West Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. He was taken to a hospital in stable condition.

Spokeswoman Stephanie Slater said about 10 minutes later, dispatch received a call about a second man who had come to the emergency room with a gunshot wound. Slater said his condition is also stable.

Detectives said this was not a random shooting, and they do not believe there is an immediate threat to the community. Their investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is ask to call Det. Rocky Zavattaro at 561-732-8116 or Crime Stoppers at 800-458-TIPS. You can remain anonymous.