Shooting In Royal Palm Beach Florida :
The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office says that a man, a woman, and a kid were found dead after a gunshot inside a Publix in Royal Palm Beach on Thursday morning, following the investigation.
According to officials, the shooter was one of the victims who was discovered deceased. All three had been shot in the leg.
- A man, woman and child were dead at a Publix supermarket Thursday, officials said.
- The shooter was among the dead, officials said.
- The incident was not an active shooter situation, officials said.
It is located at 1180 Royal Palm Beach Boulevard, in the Crossroads shopping mall, and serves the surrounding area.
Detectives are on the scene attempting to uncover what transpired before to the gunshots, which occurred shortly before noon. They were clear in stating that there is no active shooter situation.
The hamlet of Royal Palm Beach is located around 15 miles west of West Palm Beach and about north of Wellington.
They have stated that there is no active shooter incident. The events that led up to the shooting are still under investigation, according to authorities.
Just before noon, several policeman cars arrived at The Crossroads shopping mall. A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office helicopter was hovering over the store, while a Palm Beach County Fire Rescue vehicle was on the scene.
Detectives from the office’s Violent Crimes Division were on the scene, according to Barbera.
“Investigators are just getting started on figuring out what led up to the incident,” Barbera added. “As more information becomes available, it will be released.”
While a few Publix employees were permitted to leave, it appeared that the majority of employees and customers were being held inside the store to be questioned by deputies.
In the parking lot, law enforcement officers were inspecting licence plates. People were not permitted to move their automobiles.
Residents in the area responded with astonishment to the fatal shots.
“This is a welcoming Publix. This is insane, I can’t believe it occurred “Tracy Greene, a regular shopper at the business, agreed.
“This isn’t a problem with Publix. This is a problem with people “Oahtee Moody, a resident of Royal Palm Beach who lives across the street from the Publix, agreed. “I was born and raised here, and this is something I never expected to happen.”
Publix has over 1,200 stores in seven states across the Southeast United States. A Publix spokesperson, Maria Brous, informed USA TODAY that the corporation was working with local law enforcement.”Our hearts go out to all who have been touched by this tragedy,” Brous added.
The county commissioner, McKinlay, described the incident as “heartbreaking.”
She stated, “We’ve become too desensitised to gun violence.” “We mourn the loss of these individuals today, and we pray for those who were inside Publix at the time of the incident, as well as the first responders who continue to go into danger to defend the public. Tomorrow, we must take a stand and have an open and honest discussion about what happened and what we can do to prevent further bloodshed. There is no such thing as inaction.”
According to Census Bureau data, Royal Palm Beach has a population of around 40,000 people. West of West Palm Beach, the hamlet is about 15 miles inland.