Inmate trying to escaped shot by deputy - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather

Inmate trying to escaped shot by deputy

WELLINGTON, FL (WFLX) - An inmate, trying to escape the Wellington Regional Medical Center, is shot Sunday afternoon by a deputy.

The Palm Beach County sheriff's office says one of its deputies shot the inmate in the leg.

The inmate was sent back to the ER for treatment and is expected to be okay. 

The shooting remains under investigation.

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