BOYNTON BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Boynton Beach Police) — Police in Boynton Beach are releasing new information about the Christmas shooting that left one dead and several injured. From Boynton Beach Police at 12:15 p.m. Sunday, December 27th:
”Investigation has revealed that there was a large group of people in and around the area of Sara Sims Park at the time of the shooting on Friday night. The victims were amongst the crowd when they were wounded.
We know that there were multiple witnesses, and we’re asking them to come forward and provide information to help give the family of the victims some peace. They can do so anonymously via our website, our MyPD app or by calling us at 561-732-8116 or Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County at 800-458-TIPS.
As we approach New Year’s Eve, we encourage the public to avoid large gatherings and continue to follow CDC guidelines to stop the spread of COVID-19. The more people you are in contact with, the more likely you are to be exposed to COVID-19, according to CDC.gov.”
Our original report filed Christmas night:
BOYNTON BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Boynton Beach Police Verbatim) — Boynton Beach Police are investigating a shooting that occurred tonight (Christmas) in the 200 block of Northwest 10th Avenue.
One person has succumbed to their injuries. Four other people are being treated for injuries at area hospitals.
“My prayers go out to the families of the victims,” Police Chief Michael G. Gregory said. “This senseless violence will not be accepted in our community. We ask the public to help with information to bring the perpetrators to justice.”
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