Boynton Beach

Woman Fatally Shot In Car in Boynton Beach, Sleeping Child Found Unharmed


A woman was found fatally shot inside a car parked in a Florida hotel parking lot early Tuesday, police said.

Officers found a 2-year-old child sleeping inside the vehicle that was parked outside a Hampton Inn after 1:30 a.m., Boynton Beach police said in a news release. The suspected gunman fatally shot himself as officers attempted to make a traffic stop on Interstate 95, the release said.

The child was not harmed and has been placed with family members, police said.

Witnesses provided investigators with a detailed description of the suspect. Officers located the vehicle and attempted a traffic stop. They found the 40-year-old dead inside the vehicle, the release said.

Authorities have not released the names of woman, man or the child.

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