Florida deputy shoots and wounds woman, then kills selfby Richard Bailey 12/10/2017 19:58:00 0 comments 1 Views
- Unidentified Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputy shot a woman in gated Boynton Beach community Thursday murder
- Deputy then turned the gun on himself and died of self-inflicted gunshot wound
- Female victim survived and was hospitalized in critical condition
By Associated Press and Snejana Farberov For Dailymail.com
Published: 11:29 EDT, 12 October 2017 | Updated: 19:58 EDT, 12 October 2017
A Florida sheriff's deputy shot and wounded a woman and then fatally shot himself early Thursday morning.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that the shooting took place shortly after 8am at the Inlet Harbor Club in the 2000 block of North Federal Highway, located in a gated Boynton Beach neighborhood.
The names and races of those involved have not been released. The sheriff's office said the woman was taken to Delray Trauma Center, where she was listed in critical condition.
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A Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputy shot and wounded a woman at this gated Boynton Beach community early Thursday
The woman survived but the deputy was pronounced dead at the scene at the Inlet Harbor Club in the 2000 block of North Federal Highway
The Palm Beach County deputy was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials did not disclose the nature of his relationship with the female victim.
A local resident told Sun Sentinel he heard multiple gunshots and later learned about she shooting from his neighbors.
No further details were immediately available about the incident, believed to be an attempted murder-suicide. Officials were in the process of notifying family members of the victims, reported CBS12.
A shot from a chopper video shows police cruisers at the scene of the attempted murder-suicide at 8am Thursday
The woman was taken to Delray Trauma Center, where she was listed in critical condition