LANTANA, FL – On Monday, June 6, 2022, at around 7:00 pm, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a stabbing that occurred in the rear of a Publix shopping center in Lantana. Upon arrival deputies learned that an altercation occurred outside in the rear of Publix between two males resulting in one male being stabbed. Both individuals ran into the Publix supermarket.
According to authorities, the injured male was transported to a local hospital for treatment and the uninjured male was detained on scene. The Publix is located inside the Lantana Plaza Shopping Center at Lantana Road and Jog Road, in unincorporated Lantana.
After an investigation, detectives arrested 30 year-old Jeff Denoe of Lantana on two counts of battery and one count of aggravated assault. The motive for the stabbing is unknown.