What to Know
- The incident happened Sunday in Wellington near West Palm Beach.
- Palm Beach County Sheriff's officials tell news outlets the injured worker was taken to a hospital where he underwent surgery.
Authorities say a member of a moving crew shot a co-worker as they were helping a family move into a Florida home.
The incident happened Sunday in Wellington near West Palm Beach.
Palm Beach County Sheriff's spokeswoman Teri Barbera said in a news release that deputies arrested 27-year-old Jhaval Ward, who fled after the shooting. He's accused of aggravated battery with a firearm and of being a felon in possession of a firearm and is being held without bond.
The victim was taken to a hospital.
Members of the family moving into the home told investigators the men were bringing boxes into the home before they got into a dispute and shots rang out.
No one else was injured in the shooting.
A lawyer wasn't listed on jail records.