Man gunned down on Boynton basketball court

By Juan Carlos Fanjul - bio | email

BOYNTON BEACH, FL (WFLX) - City Police officers responded to a call of shots fired around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and arrived to find a man had been killed on a basketball court.

The body lying on the court was covered by a yellow tarp for several hours as crime scene technicians scoured Pence park located on SE 6th Avenue at SE 3rd Street.

Technicians placed his basketball in an evidence bag.

Six or seven men were on the court with him. They have been taken in for questioning.

Police also canvassed the neighborhood. The victim's identity has not been released but he appears to be in his 20s.