ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL – On Sunday, July 12, a verbal altercation occurred at Walmart in Royal Palm Beach. During that confrontation and now identified as Vincent Bruce Scavetta, 28, of Lake Worth, pulled a black firearm from his waistband and pointed it at another customer. Scavetta identified himself to law enforcement shortly after the event and was initially cooperative stating that the incident had not concerned a mask mandate for a second amendment rights issue.
Wednesday July 22, Scavetta voluntarily surrendered and was taken into custody at which time he was charged by arrest warrant with one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill and one count of improper exhibit firearm or dangerous weapon. He is expected to attend is first appearance in Palm Beach county court this morning.