Drug Deal Leads To Shooting In Boynton

BOYNTON BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Media Advisory) — Boynton Beach Police are investigating the robbery and shooting of a man as he attempted to buy drugs early this morning in the parking lot of a convenience store.

Matthew Cohen, 25, of Boynton Beach was inside his car at Z Food and Meat, 1005 N. Seacrest Blvd., around 1 a.m., when he was approached by three men. One of the men produced a handgun and demanded money. The suspect shot Cohen and then all 3 suspects fled on foot. Cohen was taken to Delray Medical Center. His injuries were not life threatening.

The investigation is ongoing as police continue their search for the suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to call Boynton Beach Police at 561-732-8116 or Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County at 800-458-TIPS. Anonymous tips can also be submitted via www.bbpd.org or our MyPD app.