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2 dead, 1 wounded in shooting after Florida funeral

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Posted at 6:52 PM, Feb 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-02 07:45:39-05

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. — Authorities say gunfire erupted after a funeral in Florida, killing a teenager and a man and leaving one other person wounded.

Riviera Beach police said in a statement that the shootings happened shortly after 2:30 p.m. Saturday near the Victory City Church.

They said a 15-year-old boy and 47-year-old Royce Freeman died at the scene.

A woman suffered non-life threatening injuries and a juvenile believed to have also been wounded was actually hurt in a shooting elsewhere.

Police said at least 13 rounds were fired.

No arrests have been made.

Police and the church’s pastor say the shooting didn’t take place on church grounds.

Click here to read more on this developing story from WPTV in West Palm Beach.