17-Year-old boy slain in Wellington identified

17-Year-old boy slain in Wellington identified

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WELLINGTON, Fla. - UPDATE: The sheriff's office has identified the victim as Dalton Dobkins and say they are investigating the death as a homicide.


The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal shooting early Wednesday morning in Wellington.

At 3:36 a.m., deputies responded to a report of a shooting at the Estates at Wellington Green, a gated community located in the 2300 block of Stonybrook Drive.

When deputies arrived, they found a 17-year-old boy dead at the scene.  No motive or suspect info is known at this time.

Detectives are at the scene investigating.

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