Fatal shooting at Delray beachfront apartment leads to first-degree murder charge

Support Independent Journalism with a donation (Paypal, BTC, USDT, ETH)
Spread the love

DELRAY BEACH — A 45-year-old man is facing a first-degree murder charge after investigators say he fatally shot a man in the chest at a North Ocean Boulevard apartment in Delray Beach on Tuesday night.

City police arrested Mark Anderson on Wednesday in the death of Albert Camentz, 58, who witnesses said had come to Anderson’s timeshare with two other friends to drink and use the hot tub. One of the friends said Camentz had never met Anderson before.

Anderson’s arrest report does not offer a motive for the shooting. He declined to speak to investigators prior to his arrest.

Circuit Judge Donald Hafele denied bail for Anderson, for whom police and court records list a Lake Worth Beach address, during a hearing Thursday at the Palm Beach County Jail. The Palm Beach County Public Defender’s Office represented Anderson at the hearing. As a policy, it does not comment on open cases.

Trump’s mugshot: Strike a pose and profit: Photo goes viral, with campaign, craft makers cashing in

On Tuesday, Anderson had met with mutual friends of his and Camentz, a man and a woman, at some bars and restaurants in Mizner Park in Boca Raton, according to Anderson’s arrest report. He and the friends later headed to his timeshare at the Berkshire By The Sea complex on the 100 block of North Ocean, just north of Atlantic Avenue, and invited Camentz to join them.

Camentz arrived after Anderson and his friends and accepted a bottle of Stella Artois. Before they knew it, Anderson would allegedly go into his bedroom, walk out with his arms extended and shoot Camentz, the witness said.

After falling over Camentz got up and said it was hard to breathe and he felt something in his chest. The friends wanted to take him to a hospital, but he said he was feeling better and wanted to lie down. So they took him to their apartment, where he went into cardiac arrest in the early hours of Wednesday morning, leading to them calling 911, according to the arrest report.

Medical malpractice: South Florida jury awards $20 million in damages after man’s death

First responders took Camentz to Delray Medical Center, where he would be pronounced dead just before 3:30 a.m., city police reported. The medical examiner’s report showed that the round that struck Camentz went through him front to back and hit his heart, liver and stomach.

After arriving at the scene with a search warrant, police found a handgun, drug paraphernalia, a white powder that detectives suspected was cocaine and numerous alcohol bottles, according to the arrest report.

Arianna Otero is a breaking news reporter for The Palm Beach Post. You can reach her at [email protected] or on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter, at @ari_v_otero. Support local journalism: Subscribe today.

This article originally appeared on Palm Beach Post: Man faces murder charge after fatal shooting at Delray Beach apartment

EMEA Tribune is not involved in this news article, it is taken from our partners and or from the News Agencies. Copyright and Credit go to the News Agencies, email [email protected]

Support Independent Journalism with a donation (Paypal, BTC, USDT, ETH)

News Agencies

About Author

The latest news from the News Agencies

You may also like

Saudi Arabia imposes curfew

Saudi Arabia imposes curfew due to coronavirus in Makkah and Madina

Spread the loveSaudi Arabia’s government has decided to impose a 24-hour curfew in Makkah and Madina while tightening precautionary measures
saudi royal family

Dozens of Saudi royal family infected with coronavirus: report

Spread the loveRiyadh: 150 members of the Saudi royal family have been diagnosed with Coronavirus.   According to a US