Juvenile injured in shooting near West Palm Beach

Juvenile injured in shooting near West Palm Beach

A juvenile was injured after a shooting Thursday afternoon near West Palm Beach, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

Spokeswoman Teri Barbera said deputies responded to the shooting in the 4900 block of Haverhill Commons just off Haverhill Road just before 1:45 p.m.

Deputies arrived and found the juvenile suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

Barbera said the shooter was immediately identified and taken into custody, and there was no threat to the community.

The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Detectives are headed to the scene to investigate the shooting.

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