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Man, 23, found dead after shooting near Lake Worth

Man, 23, found dead after shooting near Lake Worth

Deputies found a man dead after responding to a report of shots fired, according to a Palm Beach sheriff's news release. Nicholas Shels, 23, of Palm Beach Gardens, was pronounced dead at the scene, deputies said. The shooting was reported at 8:22 a.m. Monday near Morrison Avenue, just north of Lantana Road near Lake Worth. A car wash worker told Sun Sentinel news partner WPEC-Ch. 12 that he had just gotten to his job near Military Trail and Lantana Road when he heard four shots. "At this time it is unknown what led up to the shooting," sheriff's spokeswoman Teri Barbera said. Authorities ask anyone who may have witnessed this shooting to call Crime Stoppers at...

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