It happened in the town of Royal Palm Beach, 130 kilometers north of the main city of Florida
Two adults and a child were killed Thursday when an attacker opened fire at a supermarket in South Florida, the latest in a series of mass shootings that have occurred in this southeastern US state in recent weeks.
The incident occurred at a Publix supermarket in the town of Royal Palm Beach, 130 km north of Miami, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office reported.
“Upon arrival, officers located three individuals killed by gunshot wounds,” police wrote on Twitter. “ A grown man, a grown woman, and a child. The attacker is one of the deceased ”.
Detectives cordoned off the area and no further information has been released at this time, except that it is no longer an “active shooting” scene.
This is the latest in a series of shootings that has plagued South Florida in recent days. On Sunday night, a shooting at a graduation party left three dead and five injured in Miami. On June 1, three attackers killed two people and wounded 21 when they opened fire in front of a party hall in Hialeah, a town in Miami-Dade County.