Update – PBSO Finds the Brazen Suspect Who Shot “Boots”PBSO
Further investigation led detectives to a suspect, Benjamine Brown, DOB: 10/01/2002, who shot Boots.
Today, April 12, 2022, Benjamine Brown surrendered without incident. Boots sustained a broken jaw and multiple lost teeth, he is recovering well, and will be adopted out once he is fully healed.
Benjamine Brown has been transported to the PBC Jail to be processed for the disgraceful shooting BOOTS.
April 8, 2022
WHEN: April 2, 2022
TIME: 7:15 pm
WHERE: Kennedy Estates Park, 6811 Booker T. Blvd, Jupiter
Deputies responded to a shooting of a dog at Kennedy Estates Park located in the 6800 block of Booker T. Blvd, Jupiter. Upon arrival deputies located a male dog, chocolate lab mix, approximately 1 year in age, weighing 45lbs, named Boots suffering from a gunshot wound to the snout.
Deputies learned that a four door Honda Accord (sports model) vehicle occupied by an unknown white male, unknown white female, and a black male drove into the park. A black male exited the vehicle with a black firearm in his hand, he approached the loose dog and fired 1 round into the snout of the dog. After shooting the dog, the suspect entered the Honda Accord and fled towards Indiantown Road. The attached photograph is of the actual suspect vehicle fleeing.
The suspect is described as approximately 6 ft. tall, thin build, having short dreadlocked hair with red highlighted tips, and wearing black hoodie sweatshirt and black pants.
Boots suffered a fractured lower right jaw bone causing several of this teeth to be knocked out. He was taken to an emergency vet and is currently recovering.
Anyone with information on this shooting or can identify this vehicle is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.