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13 Oct 2019 | 08:25 PM UTC

US: Active shooter situation in Boca Raton (Florida state) October 13

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Reports of active shooter situation in Boca Raton (Florida state) October 13; avoid the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/13/2019, 12:00 AM until 10/14/2019, 11:59 PM (America/New_York). COUNTRY/REGION Boca Raton (Florida state)

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An active shooter situation has been reported in Boca Raton (Florida state) as of about 16:00 (local time) on Sunday, October 13. The incident is taking place at the Town Center mall. Unconfirmed reports indicate that at least one person has been shot and wounded, though police officials have yet to confirm. The area has been evacuated and cordoned off by authorities. Details are emerging.

A heightened security presence has been reported in the vicinity of the shooting. Associated transportation disruptions are expected.


Individuals in Boca Raton are advised to avoid the area and adhere to instructions issued by the local authorities.


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