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Suspect arrested in Lake Worth shooting

UPDATE: The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Friday they have arrested a 35-year-old man in connection with a shooting that briefly placed a school on lockdown Thursday morning. 

Edward Fernandez Jr., was arrested and faces attempted first-degree murder with a firearm, aggravated assault, shooting into occupied dwelling, possession of a firearm by convicted felon and armed occupied burglary. 

EARLIER STORY

Deputies were dispatched to 1100 block of South Federal Hwy. to investigate a shooting call in Lake Worth.

A section of Federal Highway was initially closed to traffic from 9th Avenue S to around 18th Avenue S.

A precautionary lockdown at South Grade Elementary has been lifted.

The sheriff's office said an argument between two men resulted in both of them being injured. They have been transported to a hospital, PBSO said.

PBSO Violent Crimes Division detectives and PBSO Crime Scene Investigators were sent to the scene.

 

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