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PBSO deputies make arrest in July Belle Glade shooting

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Posted at 7:12 PM, Aug 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-04 04:35:37-04

A Belle Glade man is facing an attempted murder charge after deputies say he walked up to and shot another man back in July. 

On July 25th, around 7 P.M., deputies found a man with a gunshot wound, while responding to a shooting in the area of SW 6th Street and SW Avenue D.

The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment, investigators say. An investigation led detectives to 19-year-old Jimmy Porter, Jr.

Porter was booked into the Palm Beach County jail today and is being held on no bond. He will be in court tomorrow.