breaking news

Transgender military policy hasn’t changed, Joint Chiefs says

Riviera police: Man shot, taken to hospital after argument escalates


A man was taken to a hospital early Wednesday after being shot during an argument with another man, city police said.

The man’s injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

» Download our PostNOW app to get the latest Breaking News

The men, whom city police say knew each other, were talking outside a residence on the 2300 block of Avenue E, west of Broadway and south of Blue Heron Boulevard. The conversation escalated into a dispute and one man took out a gun and shot the other as the victim stood in the residence’s doorway.

The gunman then fled on foot. A family member took the victim to a hospital.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact city police at 561-845-4123 or Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County at 800-458-TIPS.


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Local

Study finds human sperm counts dropping in Western Hemisphere
Study finds human sperm counts dropping in Western Hemisphere

Dystopian classics like The Handmaid’s Tale and Children of Men are premised on a world where the human population no longer can produce offspring. Well, the future may be knocking. A new study, according to the website Mashable, found sperm counts across the Western world are dropping. And guess what? Researchers have no idea as to why. The...
Cerabino: Pulp Non-fiction; Antonacci is Gov. Rick Scott’s “Wolfe.”
Cerabino: Pulp Non-fiction; Antonacci is Gov. Rick Scott’s “Wolfe.”

Florida’s got its own Winston Wolfe. You remember “The Wolfe.” He was the character played by Harvey Keitel in the Quentin Tarantino movie, Pulp Fiction. “I solve problems,” was how The Wolfe described his many-faceted job working for a powerful, but unseen boss. Florida’s Winston Wolfe is Pete Antonacci, who fixes...
NEW: Florida man accused of threatening to light family member on fire
NEW: Florida man accused of threatening to light family member on fire

A Riviera Beach man on Tuesday was arrested and charged with aggravated assault after police say he hit a roommate with a lamp and threatened to light a family member on fire. Jermaine Adams, 32, got into an argument with the roommate while the two were moving furniture, according to a Riviera Beach police report. Adams grabbed a lamp and hit the roommate...
Joint Chiefs: Transgender policy won't change until Pentagon gets it in writing from Trump
Joint Chiefs: Transgender policy won't change until Pentagon gets it in writing from Trump

The nation’s highest ranking military officer said in a letter Thursday to top military officials that there will not be changes to the military’s transgender policy until after President Donald Trump sends direction to the Pentagon. "I know there are questions about yesterday's announcement on the transgender policy by the president...
NEW: Snake mistake? Was wrong reptile set free in Florida
NEW: Snake mistake? Was wrong reptile set free in Florida

A snake “dispute” has sparked a debate as to whether the correct reptile was released into Florida’s “Garden of Eden.”  Last week, dozens of Eastern indigo snakes -- which are a federally-threatened species -- were set free into the Apalachicola River bluffs and Ravines Preserve in Florida's Panhandle...
More Stories