22-year-old man shot dead in suburban West Palm Beach

22-year-old man shot dead in suburban West Palm Beach

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal shooting Sunday night in suburban West Palm Beach.

Deputies responded to shots fired in the 5600 block of Coconut Rd. at about 11:16 p.m.


When deputies arrived, they learned the victim, identified as Nikenson Valentin, 22, was transported to a local hospital by friends.

A short time after he arrived at the hospital, Valentin was pronounced dead by hospital officials.

PBSO said the fatal shooting is being investigated as a homicide.

No motive or suspect information is known at this time.

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