West Palm Beach, FL (November 12, 2018) – In West Palm Beach, one man lost his life and another was seriously injured in a double shooting on Saturday. November 10. The incident occurred around 10:31 p.m. at the 600 block of Ninth Street.

The two men were shot while they were attending a block party. When officers arrived at the scene, they discovered that one man had been shot and died from his injuries. The man was identified as 35-year-old Joey Demeritus Canady. Another man with non-life-threatening injuries was located by police at a local hospital.

Police are now taking a closer look at the case and working with those involved so that they may locate the armed and potentially violent individual. No names have been released.

West Palm Beach Gun Laws 

West Palm Beach, FL – One Killed, One Injured in Double ShootingFlorida enforces a variety of strict gun laws aimed at reducing the prevalence of weapon crimes across our state. When someone knowingly brandishes a weapon and shoots another, felony charges will most likely result. These cases may lead to thousands or hundreds of thousands of dollars in costs and extended periods of jail time.

The court system penalizes those who have taken a life with some of the harshest penalties. In these cases, you could be facing a variety of charges and be uncertain about what the future holds for you.

At Musca Law, we have dedicated our lives to helping those who have been accused of serious crimes. Our experienced attorneys in Fort Lauderdale and across Florida work every day to ensure that our clients receive results that will help them move forward with their lives after a serious crime. We want to give you the highest degree of dedication in your case. Call us for more information today at (888) 484-5057.

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Disclaimer: As members of the local Naples and broader Florida community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.