UPDATE: Shots Fired, Kidnapping, Charges After Standoff With Delray Beach Police
Derek Tucker Of Delray Beach Arrested For Firing Weapon, Kidnapping, More
UPDATE – 8/13/22
After Boca Post exclusively reported on shots fired preceding a standoff with Delray Beach Police Department yesterday, we have learned that Police arrested 32-year-old Derek Tucker who lives at the residence at 4940 Lincoln Road in the Country Club Acres community.
While the arrest affidavit is still being processed, Boca Post has learned that Derek Tucker has been charged with the following:
- 787.02(1A) FALSE IMPRISONMENT ADULT
- 784.011(1) SIMPLE ASSAULT- INTENTIONALLY THREATEN TO DO VIOLENCE
- 790.15(1) DISCHARGE FIREARM IN PUBLIC
- 827.03(2C) CHILD NEGLECT W/O CAUSE GREAT HARM
- 843.02 RESIST/OBSTRUCT OFFICER W/O VIOLENCE
Delray Beach Police were able to diffuse a volatile situation without causing any extra bloodshed. Boca Post has reached out to Delray Beach Police for comment but we have not yet received a response.
Check back here for updates. We will update this story when more information becomes available.
UPDATE – 8/12/22
Sources close to the scene tell Boca Post that Fire Rescue will be evaluating one resident from the home and that there are no other victims. There are no gunshot victims contrary to the original 911 call.
Police reportedly covered the house with their rifles during the confusion. Luckily, no one was hurt. One patient is potentially being treated for a drug-related issue.
Reported FIRST by Boca Post
DELRAY BEACH, FL – Boca Post (BocaPost.com) — Delray Beach Police and Fire Rescue are on scene near the entrance to Country Club Acres in response to a possible barricaded suspect in a home.
Sources close to the scene tell Boca Post that a large Police presence is seen near the home with rifles drawn covering the home.
Fire Rescue is staging in the area while there is an apparent standoff.
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