BREAKING: PBSO: Deputy shot person on I-95 in Lantana; lanes closed


A person was shot Wednesday morning by a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputy on Interstate 95 in Lantana, authorities said. Sheriff’s spokeswoman Teri Barbera did not immediately have details on the person’s injuries. She said the deputy was not hurt.

All lanes of the expressway are closed, according to the Florida Highway Patrol web site.

Barbera said the shooting likely is connected to a nearby crash involving six to eight cars. It also might be related to a car seen racing southbound in the northbound lanes of I-95 moments earlier. A Palm Beach Post editor said the car shook his vehicle as it raced by.



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