Deputies Responded to Shots Fired in Lake Park; Investigating Homicide

LAKE PARK, FL – Deputies responded to shots fired in the 700 block of Laurel Drive in the Town of Lake Park. Upon arrival deputies located an adult male suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The male was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Detectives from the Violent Crimes Division and Crime Scene Investigators arrived on scene to investigate further. According to the Palm Beach County Sheriffs Office, no motive or suspect information is known at this time.

The incident, which took place this morning at approximately 11:15 am, is being investigated and is developing.

UPDATE: On Friday October 11, detectives said the victim has been identified as Jonathan White, age 18.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Palm Beach County Sheriffs Office or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS. You can remain anonymous by downloading the app “PBSO” for your Apple or Android Smart Phone and using the “See Something” feature. The app can also be downloaded from www.pbsoapp.com.

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