Robbery, Fatal shooting in Belle Glade

BELLE GLADE - Around 3:45 pm this evening Palm Beach Sheriff's Office responded to a shooting near Martin Luther King Blvd. and NW 3rd St. in Belle Glade. The shooting was part of a robbery at a local business.

One person was confirmed dead at the scene, and authorities are conducting an active suspect search utilizing K-9 units, ground patrol, and helicopter. Homicide detectives and crime scene investigators are en route to the scene. The victims role in the homicide has not yet been determined.