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Transportation Disasters

Police identify victim in Delray crash and shooting

Police identify victim in Delray crash and shooting

– A 23-year-old man is dead after a wild shooting and car crash in downtown Delray Beach. The investigation shut down Atlantic Avenue Thursday night and police were still working the scene Friday. It happened at Atlantic and Eighth Avenue West around 8:30 p.m. when Delray Beach police got a call about a car wreck. Officers arrived on scene, about a quarter mile from the Delray Beach Police Department, and realized that one of the drivers of the cars involved in the crash had been shot. The driver that had the gunshot wound was later identified as Pernell Devon James of Delray Beach. James was taken to Delray Medical Center where he later died from his injuries. The driver of...