Man arrested in robbery, shooting of Delray couple

Posted by Rachel Leigh - email

DELRAY BEACH, FL (WFLX) - Police are arrest a man, they said, followed an elderly couple home, robbed them, stole their car and shot the man in the neck.

Police have charged Shamsiddin I. Saleem with attempted second degree murder and carjacking. He is accused of following 82-year-old Russell Keegan and 90-year-old Gertrude Stern home after the couple dined at an area restaurant and then used an ATM.

Police said the two friends were approached by the Saleem in the parking lot of 1110 Boxwood Drive around 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Pines of Delray, a 55-plus community

Keegan was shot in the neck. Stern fell and cut her leg and broke her hip.

Both are at Delray Medical Center listed in stable condition.

Police say the Saleem stole the man's car, a 2000 white Buick LeSabre with license plate L028RP, which was later recovered in West Palm Beach.