BREAKING: Adult and child are shot dead in Florida supermarket before gunman turns gun on himself zichzelf
- Shots were fired at a Publix supermarket in Palm Beach, Florida on Thursday morning
- Man, woman and child were found dead by responding delegates; shooter was one of the deceased
- Sheriff’s Office Stressed It Was ‘NOT’ An Active Shooting Situation
Three people, including a child and the gunman, were killed in a shooting at a Florida supermarket on Thursday morning.
The Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office sent officers to the Publix store on Royal Palm Beach Boulevard at 11:30 a.m., where they found three people who had died from gunshot wounds.
According to a tweet from the sheriff’s office, the gunman was one of the dead.
Shots were fired at a Publix supermarket in Palm Beach, Florida late Thursday morning, killing three
Photo by bystanders shows an armed officer outside the scene of the deadly shooting in Palm Beach, Florida, on Thursday
The three fatalities were described only as a man, a woman and a child.
Palm Beach County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay said the deceased child was a toddler.
“This was NOT an active gunman situation,” the sheriff’s office stated, without providing further details.
The adults and the child are not named. Detectives are on the scene to investigate what led to the shooting.
They have not revealed which of the adults was responsible for the massacre.
A row of patrol vehicles is seen outside a Dollar Tree store near the supermarket on Royal Palm Beach Boulevard after Thursday’s shooting
The Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office said in a tweet that the incident is “NOT an active shooting situation.”