Man shot outside WPB Publix

Posted by Rachel Leigh email

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (WFLX) - A man, shot several times in a Publix parking lot, is in serious condition.

The shooting happened around 8:30 Tuesday night at the Publix at Military Trail and Summit Blvd.

According to deputies, the gunman was wearing a security guard uniform but was not on duty. He's separated from his wife and confronted her boyfriend in the parking lot.

Deputies say he shot the boyfriend several times in the stomach.

A real security guard patrolling the parking lot heard what happened and rushed over to help. He was able to hold the gunman down until police arrived.

The victim was airlifted to the hospital in serious condition.