Police investigating shooting death of teen

Police investigating shooting death of teen

Riviera Beach police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and another injured.

The incident happened Monday at approximately 9:44 p.m. in the area of 1500 Australian Avenue.

Officials say 17-year-old Jaquavis Major was killed as a result of gunshots exchanged between occupants of two vehicles.

Major and a second victim, a 20-year-old male, checked in at the Emergency Room of St Mary's Medical Center following the shooting. The ER was placed on lockdown for a short period of time.

Major succumbed to his injuries. The second victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Riviera Beach Police Department at 561-845-4123 or Crime Stoppers at 800-458-TIPS.

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