Palm Beach County

8-Year-Old Girl Killed in South Florida Drive-By Shooting

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An 8-year-old girl was killed during a drive-by shooting in South Florida, authorities said.

Deputies responding to reports of a shooting in Belle Glade, Florida Friday night found the girl suffering from a gunshot wound, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.

“Our detectives later learned that this was a drive-by shooting that struck and killed the 8 year old," the sheriff's office said in a tweet.

No motive or suspect in the incident had been determined, and deputies on Saturday continued to investigate the fatal shooting.

PBSO is offering a $ 25,000 reward for information regarding the homicide. 

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.

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