ROYAL PALM BEACH, Fla .– A shooting in a Florida supermarket on Thursday left three people dead, including the gunman, authorities said.
A man, woman and child died in the Publix shooting in Royal Palm Beach, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Teri Barbera said in a statement. She did not say whether it was the man or the woman who fired, but said the shooter was among the three dead.
“Our hearts are with those affected by this tragedy,” Publix said in a statement, adding that it is also cooperating with law enforcement. The company declined to comment further. It is the largest grocery chain in Florida and has more than 1,200 stores in the southern United States.
Royal Palm Beach is a middle-class suburb of 40,000 residents, approximately 15 miles inland from Palm Beach.