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UPDATED: Police Believe West Palm Shooting, Crash Victim was Targeted


Sgt. Lefont said Wednesday evening that police believe the victim, who has been identified as 25-year-old Travis Leslie, was targeted and this was not a random act of violence.



West Palm Beach Police say they are currently investigating a homicide where a man who was shot crashed his car and later died.

Multiple roads are currently closed in West Palm Beach after.

Sgt. David Lefont said the vehicle wrecked around 10:37 a.m. near the intersection of Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard and North Australian Avenue.

The victim was found after the rollover crash and taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead at 11:18 a.m.

The following roads are currently closed:

  • Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard/Australian Avenue (service road) due to vehicle crash
  • Australian Avenue at 25th & 15th Street Southbound
  • Australian Avenue Northbound
  • Seventh Street at Palm Beach Lakes to Boulevard

Anyone with information in the homicide should call the West Palm Beach Police Department 561-822-1900or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers 800-458-TIPS.