West Palm man shot in the chest - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather

West Palm man shot in the chest

By Juan Carlos Fanjul - bio | email

WEST PALM BEACH,FL (WFLX)-- City police were looking for two armed suspects late Tuesday night who fled the scene of a shooting in The Villages neighborhood.

It happened on 7010 70th Way around 9:20 pm. Witnesses say members of the local condo board where inspecting safety lights around the neighborhood when they encountered two suspicious men.

The residents questioned the young men asking them what they were doing. They responded they were "visiting some peeps," according to witness Patrice Roehl. When questioned further, one of the men pulled out a handgun and shot one of the residents in the chest.

The suspects fled and their description is vague.

The victim, described as a man in his 60's and a volunteer with the board, suffered non-life threatening injuries according to witnesses.

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