Person in custody after Wellington homicide

Person in custody after Wellington homicide

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Palm Beach County sheriff's deputies say they have a suspect in custody after a fatal shooting overnight in Wellington.

The shooting happened just after 2 a.m. Tuesday on Periwinkle Place near Wellington Trace and Greenview Shores Boulevard.

Deputies said when they arrived to a duplex they found a man with a gunshot wound.  The victim was taken to a hospital where PBSO said the victim later died.

An hour later after the shooting, PBSO's helicopter was in the air and deputies were parked at major intersections. Deputies say their search yielded an arrest.

Deputies have not released the identity of the person who was arrested or the victim.

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