Sunday, June 18, 2017

Homicide in Lake Worth yesterday: Latest news from beat reporter at Palm Beach Post is below.

Did you see something yesterday early in the morning near 10th Ave. North and F St. here in the City of Lake Worth? Wish to remain anonymous? Contact Crime Stoppers at 800-458-8477.

Do not give your name!

  1. Give the “CALL TAKER” as much detailed information as possible.
  2. You will be given a unique code number.
  3. Since you are the only person that has that code number you will be asked to call back any time with additional information or at certain intervals to find out how the investigation is proceeding.
  4. Do not lose your code number — it is the only link between you and the investigation. This process protects your anonymity.
Crime Stoppers does not use Caller I.D., ✱69, or any other device to identify a caller.

On hearing or witnessing a crime call 911 immediately.
To contact PBSO District 14 directly call 561-688-3400. Main headquarters is located at 120 North G St. The news in the Post yesterday:

An earwitness to the murder, “was watching ‘Orange Is The New Black’ when he heard four gunshots in the early Saturday morning hours where he lives on North F Street in Lake Worth. . . . While ■■■■■ was checking out the popular Netflix series, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said a man was shot and killed at 914 North F Street.”

—Opening lines in the article yesterday about a homicide by Post beat reporter Kevin Thompson.

Homicide is serious. It’s no time for Creative Writing.

And the reporter also neglected to report something very important:

Who to contact at PBSO if you were in the area and saw something. Below is PBSO’s original report:
“We are investigating a shooting this morning that left one male deceased and another injured in the area of 914 F Street, Lake Worth.”

The call came in at approximately 1:30 in the morning about “shots fired”.