UPDATE: Police witholding names in PBSO deputy’s suicide, shooting


UPDATE, 8:30 p.m.: Nearly 12 hours after a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputy shot a woman before killing himself, Boynton Beach police are declining to name those involved.

A statement released by a Boynton Beach police spokeswoman reads: “During the course of our investigation into today’s shooting, information presented itself that requires further examination by detectives. We anticipate releasing the names of the parties involved upon conclusion of that inquiry.”

No further explanation is given.

Original post: A Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputy shot a woman before killing himself Thursday morning at Boynton Beach’s Inlet Harbor Club, authorities confirmed.

City police officers responded to the gated community off Federal Highway north of Gateway Boulevard shortly after 8 a.m.

They found the deputy, who has not been identified, dead and a woman in critical condition. That woman, who also has not been identified, was rushed to Delray Medical Center’s Trauma Center, according to police.

Palm Beach County sheriff’s authorities as well as Boynton Beach police were at the scene of the shooting.

City police said they would not identify either the man or the woman “until detectives have completed all necessary interviews and follow-up.”



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