PBSO arrests suspect, identifies victim in fatal Pahokee shooting


A man has died following a shooting in Pahokee early Sunday morning, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies responding to shots being fired at Ivy Lane and South Lake Avenue at about 1:30 a.m. in Pahokee.

The victim, Anthony Martin, 34, of Pahokee was taken to Lakeside Medical Center in Belle Glade by a friend or friends, where he died.

Taraus McKinley, 29, was arrested in connection with the shooting. According to sheriff's office records, McKinley has been arrested multiple times for a variety of offenses, including possession of cocaine with intent to sell, assault, aggravated battery of a pregnant woman, cruelty towards a child and violating probation.

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