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2 teens arrested in May 3 western Boca Raton homicide

Posted: 4:27 PM, May 10, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-28 10:28:59Z

Two teens face first-degree murder charges in connection with a fatal shooting earlier this month in western Boca Raton.

Carlos Dacosta, 53, was shot and killed May 3 at 9:47 p.m. in the 6600 block of Hollandaire Dr. West at Amberwoods of Boca. 

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Sunday that two 17-year-old suspects are charged with first-degree murder in the case.

The teens are also charged with burglary and shooting into an occupied dwelling.

PBSO said it appears that the motive of the crime was burglary.