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Man found shot to death outside McDonald's in Delray Beach

Police investigate fatal shooting at Linton Boulevard location
scene of shooting outside McDonald's in Delray Beach, June 17, 2021
Posted at 5:25 AM, Jun 17, 2021

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — A man was found shot to death Thursday morning outside a McDonald's in Delray Beach, police said.

The victim was found about 2:30 a.m. at the McDonald's at 1220 Linton Blvd. near Waterford Place.

Police said the man died at the scene.

Several evidence markers could be seen by a screen surrounding a body in the street.

A witness told WPTV he saw a fist fight that escalated into gunfire.

"After the shot was fired, I jumped in the back seat," witness Jan Johnson said.

Johnson said he saw the shooter pick up his hat, shoes and clothes, get in the passenger seat of another vehicle and speed away.

Investigators have not released any further information.

This is a developing story. Stay with WPTV for updates.