Monday September 12, 2022

A SHOOTING DEATH IN SOUTH BAY

A man was found shot dead Thursday night in South Bay, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

The incident occurred at 9:19 p.m. in Northwest Tenth Avenue and West Palm Beach Road.

Deputies responded to the scene and found an unresponsive man lying in the road with gunshot wounds.

The victim was identified as Manuel Segura. Segura is the 63rd homicide victim in Palm Beach County this year,

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information about the deadly shooting is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS or contact Detective J. Bronson at 561-688-4058.

PBSO DEPUTY INVOLVED IN CRASH WHILE TRYING TO CAPTURE WILD HORSE

A horse running wild through Loxahatchee caused a traffic accident involving a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputy.

According to PBSO, the deputy was driving on Seminole Pratt Whitney Road in his patrol car with his lights active while assisting catch the loose horse.

The deputy made a right turn after the horse passed by when the vehicle behind him hit his patrol car from the rear.

The deputy was taken to Palms West Hospital where he was treated for his injuries. The driver of the other vehicle was not injured.

The horse, a wild mustang, which had escaped its pen, walked over nine miles before collapsing to the ground from heat exhaustion. on East Downers Drive.

PBSO, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, and equine veterinarians helped get the horse into a trailer and transported to a facility for further treatment. The Mustang is expected to be okay.

DROUGHT CAUSING CONCERN IN NORTHERN COUNTIES

Northern area Farmers are worrying about the drought  and

South Florida water management says our rainy season hasn’t been that rainy. 

The drought around the nation has also cut into hay and other food sources needed by ranchers during the dry season. 

Water Management Governing Board member Ben Butler says he thinks the dry conditions are a concern. Butler saying it will take several major rain events to get the counties out of drought conditions.

Even with Butlers concern there are no plans for water restrictions at this time.  The lake level was at 12 point 5 feet.