WPB teen trying to help victim is hit by bullet

WPB teen trying to help victim is hit by bullet

The West Palm Beach Police Department is investigating a shooting that injured a 14-year-old boy Tuesday evening.

The shooting happened at 5:09 p.m. along the 700 block of 43rd St.

Officials said the teen was struck by a bullet while trying to help a victim get away from his attackers. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment. His injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to contact the West Palm Beach Police Department or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers.

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