Palm Beach County deputy shoots woman, kills self in Boynton Beach

Woman taken to hospital in critical condition

By Peter Burke - Managing Editor

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. - A Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputy shot a woman before killing himself Thursday morning in an attempted murder-suicide in Boynton Beach, police said.

Boynton Beach police spokeswoman Stephanie Slater said officers were called to a shooting at the gated Inlet Harbor Club shortly after 8 a.m.

Slater said a deputy shot and killed a woman and then turned the gun on himself.

The woman was taken to Delray Medical Center in critical condition.

A motive for the shooting was not immediately known.

Their identities haven't been released.

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