Detectives are investigating a Homicide that occurred in the 7600 block of Hooper Road, WPB


Road patrol deputies responded to a shooting in the 7600 block of Hooper Road, West Palm Beach.  Upon arrival, an adult male was found deceased from gunshot wound(s).  As a patrol sergeant was arriving on scene he observed an adult male running with a handgun a short distance away from where the deceased was located.  The sergeant engaged the male, shouted verbal commands and the male complied.  The male was immediate taken into custody and will be interviewed by detectives.


Detectives from the Violent Crimes Division are on scene investigating.  There is no current threat to the public.


The motive of this shooting is unknown at this time.


More information will be released when it becomes available.