Deputies Investigate a Shooting in Unincorporated Lake Worth

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Deputies Investigate a Shooting in Unincorporated Lake Worth


Further investigation has led to the following information.  The victim and his mother were traveling home after shopping at a local department store when they came across a group of individuals and a vehicle stopped in the roadway.  As the victim was driving around the stopped vehicle (simultaneously) an individual discharged a firearm striking the victim/driver.  Detectives believe the victim was not the intended target.

Detectives are investigating this shooting as a homicide.

The family has invoked Marsy’s Law, therefore, the victim’s name will not be released.

More information will be released when it becomes available.


November 16, 2021

At approximately 1:30 pm, deputies responded to a shooting on Brentwood Blvd, unincorporated Lake Worth. Upon arrival, deputies located a male in a vehicle, deceased from gunshot wound(s).

Detectives from the Violent Crimes Division arrived on scene to investigate further. No suspect or motive is known at this time.

Anyone who may have witnessed this shooting is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.

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