BELLE GLADE — On June 4, at approximately 10:54 a.m. this morning deputies responded to a shooting at the Sugar Cane Growers Co-op, 1500 George Wedgworth Way in Belle Glade (former Old Sugarhouse Road), according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.
Upon arrival deputies located an adult male deceased near the entrance of the building. Deputies immediately began searching the business and quickly located the suspect who was armed with a handgun. The suspect was arrested without incident.
The shooting appears to be a planned event. Deputies arriving within minutes of the shooting may have prevented the suspects ability to shoot anyone else.
One employee is reported to be deceased and one employee has been arrested.
Detectives from the Violent Crimes Division are investigating this homicide.