Off-duty officer shot in gated Gardens community

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL (WFLX) - Police are searching for two men involved in an apparent home invasion that left an off-duty police officer wounded.

It happened just after 3:30 Friday morning at a home in the gated community of The Isles in Palm Beach Gardens.

Police said there was a confrontation between an off-duty Riviera Beach police officer and two masked men.

Investigators said shots were fired. The off-duty police officer went to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Several agencies are on the scene including Sheriff's deputies, Riviera Police and Palm Beach Gardens Police.