1 teen dead, another injured after shooting near downtown West Palm Beach

Published: Dec. 8, 2021 at 10:41 PM EST
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A 17-year-old boy is dead, and a 16-year-old boy is injured after a shooting at an apartment complex near downtown West Palm Beach.

The incident occurred about 9:20 p.m. at the Dunbar Village Apartments near North Tamarind Avenue.

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Mike Jachles, with the West Palm Beach Police Department, said one person of an undisclosed age or sex was found fatally shot on Grant Street and the teenager was found injured a few hundred feet away, along Adams Street.


The teen was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Initially, West Palm Beach police had reports of shootings at the two locations minutes apart. Upon further investigation, Jachles said, the two scenes were connected.

Anyone with information concerning this shooting is urged to call Detective Sgt. Dennis Hardiman at 561-822-1896 or CrimeStoppers.

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