Update – Shooting/Homicide in West Boca Raton
UPDATE * 11/14/23
After further investigation it was determined the juvenile, 15 years of age, who shot the victim, 18 years of age, will be charged with 1st Degree Murder with a Firearm and Minor in Possession of a Firearm. The juvenile was arrested and transported to the JAC Center to be processed.
Marsy’s Law was invoked by the parents of the victim.
After further investigation, detectives learned that the two individuals were acquaintances. An unknown altercation occurred between the two resulting in the minor shooting the young adult male. The investigation is still active and ongoing.
August 7, 2023
Deputies responded to a shooting in the 6800 block of Bianchini Circle, Boca Raton. Upon arrival, deputies located a male deceased from a gunshot wound(s). All individuals involved in the shooting are accounted for.
Detectives from the Violent Crimes Division are in route to investigate this shooting/homicide further. What led up to the shooting is in the preliminary stages.
More information will be released when it becomes available.