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Two shot in Boynton Beach, including boy in vehicle

Posted: 2:46 PM, Aug 27, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-28 11:44:02-04
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BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — Boynton Beach police said a juvenile in a vehicle was shot Tuesday afternoon near Boynton Beach Boulevard and Interstate 95.

The shooting occurred in the 1200 block of NW 4th St. at about 2:15 p.m.

The boy, whose age has not been released, was transported to a local hospital with a non-life threatening injury.

Police said he was a passenger traveling with a family member when he was struck and injured.

Second shooting victim

Police said they learned of a second male victim, 24, from staff at a nearby hospital after he came to the emergency room also with a non-life threatening gunshot injury.

“The Boynton Beach Police Department is utilizing every resource available to us, as we do with any critical incident that affects the safety of our community, ” Chief Michael G. Gregory said. “We ask that anyone who saw anything or knows anything please come forward and provide information that may assist us in identifying and apprehending the person or persons responsible.”

Tips can be submitted anonymously by calling 561-732-8116 or Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County at 800-458-TIPS. Information can also be submitted via our MYPD app and our website, www.bbpd.org [bbpd.org] .