PB Central High School Stadium Double Shooting PBSO VCD is Investigating

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PB Central High School Stadium Double Shooting PBSO VCD is Investigating

** MOST RECENT UPDATE **
8/18/18 at 4:30 pm

The PBSO Violent Crimes Division is leading this investigation and is coordinating all investigative efforts with the PBC School Board Police. One, or both, of the individuals shot were targeted in this incident. Both victims are from the West Palm Beach area.

This WAS NOT a random act of violence and had NO bearing on the Palm Beach Central or William T. Dwyer High Schools, students, faculty and/or staff. The shooting occurred just outside the seating area of the stadium near the ticket booth. The motive for this incident is unknown at this time. This investigation is active and ongoing.

The condition and ages of the two victims of the shooting are described as follows:

Victim # 1 is a 39 year old B/M in stable condition at a local hospital.

Victim # 2 is a 29 year old B/M in critical but stable condition at a local hospital

The descriptions of the two suspects are as follows:

Suspect #1 – B/M, late teens to early twenties, 6’0”, and 170 lbs. He was wearing a baggy white t-shirt and armed with a black handgun

Suspect #2 – B/M, armed with a black handgun.  No other description available.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS or you can remain ANONYMOUS by downloading our new app “PBSO” for your Apple or Android Smart Phone and using the “See Something” feature. The app can also be downloaded from www.pbsoapp.com.

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August 18, 2018

NEWS CONFERENCE
View recorded News Conference

WHAT:       Sheriff Bradshaw, Sheriff of Palm Beach County and Chief Kitzerow, School Board Police Chief, will brief the media on the double shooting that took place last evening at Palm Beach Central High School

WHEN:       Saturday, August 18, 2018

TIME:         4:30 pm

WHERE:    PBSO – Media Relations Press Room *2nd floor*
                     3228 Gun Club Road
West Palm Beach

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** 2nd Update **

Both victims are adult males and not students in the PBC School system.  This was not a result of a current altercation or a random act of violence.

The investigation is very active and ongoing.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS or you can remain ANONYMOUS by downloading our new app “PBSO” for your Apple or Android Smart Phone and using the “See Something” feature. The app can also be downloaded from www.pbsoapp.com.

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** UPDATE **

What we know so far is … a group of students attending an event on school grounds, this evening, got into an altercation which resulted in two victims being shot.  One victim was located on the school property and the second victim was transported to a local hospital by a friend.  Both are currently being treated at area hospitals. Conditions are unknown. Gender and ages of the victims have not been confirmed at this time. Suspect information and motive of the altercation is unknown at this time.

Palm Beach County School Board Police have requested the PBSO Violent Crimes Division to assume this shooting investigation and investigate further.

More information will be released when it becomes available.

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August 17, 2018
Media Advisory
Time:           9:13 pm

Location:     8499 Forest Hill Blvd, West Palm Beach

PBSO Dispatch received multiple calls of shots fired in the 8400 block of Forest Hill Blvd, PB Central High School.  Deputies have arrived on scene and are currently gathering more information.  We do not believe this is an active shooter incident. 

More information will be released when it becomes available.

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