Police say a man fatally shot a 32-year-old woman in the parking lot of a Boynton Beach Hampton Inn hotel Tuesday morning while a 2-year-old child was asleep in the backseat of car. The gunman later shot and killed himself.
Boynton Beach police Officer Jaclyn Smith officers found the woman dead in a car, while the child was asleep inside. The child wasn’t harmed.
Deputies responded to a domestic call after witnesses told police the suspect fled the scene after the shooting, when officers were able to locate the suspect, was dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Smith said the child was safe with family. The identities and relationship of the suspect and victim haven’t been released.