Boynton Beach city leaders make plea for help after 5 shot

6-year-old among victims
Posted at 5:10 PM, Jan 21, 2017

Police continue to investigate a shooting that injured five people Saturday afternoon outside a house in Boynton Beach.

According to police, four adults and a 6-year-old boy were shot.


Officers responded to 500 NE 2nd Street in Boynton Beach at 4:23 p.m.

Witnesses who didn't want give their names say they were just enjoying the afternoon.

"I was laying in bed and next thing you know you heard a lot of gunshots. Pop, pop, pop like a firecracker," said one neighbor.

Many expressed frustration that a child was one of the victims, "Children are involved. You have children running up and down the street. You bust out of nowhere and come shoot up somebody."

Police identified the victims as:

  • Julian Daley, 33 
  • David Daley, 28 
  • Kareem Daley, 30 
  • Joslyn Pierre Louis, 26 
  • Calvin Daniel Jr.,6 

None of their injuries are life threatening.

Detectives are receiving conflicting reports of what occurred. Witnesses are urged to come forward with information by contacting Boynton Beach Police at 561-732-8116. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

City Leaders Ask For Help From Community

Palm Beach County District 7 Commissioner Mack Bernard and City Commissioner Christina Romelus held a news conference Monday to discuss this and other recent shootings in the city.

The city leaders made a plea to residents to come forward with any information related to Saturday's shooting. Bernard said shootings and gun violence are becoming all too familiar in the city.

"We cannot allow a few criminals to ruin the quality of life for a majority of families in this community," said Bernard.