UPDATE: Police ID man killed in West Palm Beach


A 37-year-old West Palm Beach man was found shot to death early Wednesday in the city’s north end, police said. 

Officers identified the man Wednesday afternoon as Winston Randolph Wilkins. Police said his death is being investigated as a homicide but released few other details about the fatal shooting. 

According to police, the shooting occurred shortly after 12:30 a.m. along the 1800 block of Windsor Avenue, a block west of Tamarind Avenue. Police did not mention a motive and said they were not searching for suspects. 

However, investigators are asking anyone with information about the case either to call West Palm Beach police Detective Darrin MacCarthy at 561-822-1666, or Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County at 800-458-TIPS (8477). 

Wilkins’ death marks the 21st confirmed homicide in West Palm Beach since January. He is the 68th confirmed homicide victim in Palm Beach County this year, according to a Palm Beach Post online database. 

Twenty-eight people were killed in West Palm Beach in 2017, and there were 102 confirmed homicide deaths countywide, according to the database.

 

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