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Kings Point Man Shoots And Violently Attacks Another Resident On Golf Course

Robert Levine Of Kings Point Accused Of Attempted Murder After Confrontation With Neighbor About Walking His Dog On Golf Course

Robert Levine Of Kings Point Accused Of Attempted Murder After Confrontation With Neighbor About Walking His Dog On Golf Course
Robert Levine Of Kings Point Accused Of Attempted Murder After Confrontation With Neighbor About Walking His Dog On Golf Course, Image Courtesy: Pbso Jail

UPDATE

Robert Levine and his lawyer have agreed that Levine will surrender all of his firearms as part of a risk protection order filed by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

Levine has claimed to the courts to own two firearms. Both will be surrendered at the earliest availability. Levine will not be allowed to purchase, possess, receive, or attempt to purchase, possesses, or receive any firearm or ammunition while the protection order is in effect.

UPDATE

Boca Post has learned that the shooter is identified as 74-year-old Robert Levine of Piedmont F in Kings Point.

The victim has been identified as 64-year-old Herbert Merritt of 2 Normandy in Kings Point.

Levine is being charged with “AGGRAV BATTERY – PERSON USES A DEADLY WEAPON”, “FIRING WEAPON – IN PUBLIC OR ON RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY”, and Attempted 1st Degree Murder.

Both Levine and Merritt are recovering from their injuries at Delray Medical Center.

According to an arrest affidavit submitted by PBSO, Levine confronted Merritt at Hole 15 of Kings Point Golf Course about Merritt having his dog on the course.

That is when, according to Merritt, Levine pulled a handgun out and fired at him several times. Merritt estimates he was shot 5 times as he ran and tried to take shelter behind a tree. Merritt was struck by a bullet in the ankle and fell to the ground. Witnesses say they then saw Levine retreat to his golf car where he grabbed a golf club which he then used to beat Merritt with.

PBSO deputies found 4 spent 9 MM shell casings on the ground near where the shooting occurred. Deputies also report that they found golf clubs with what they believed to be blood on them as well as a Springfield Armory 9 MM handgun.

Herbert Merritt Shot By Robert Levine Of Kings Point For Walking Dog
Herbert Merritt Shot By Robert Levine Of Kings Point For Walking Dog, Image Courtesy: Facebook

ORIGINAL STORY

DELRAY BEACH, FL – Boca Post (BocaPost.com) — One man was transported to Delray Medical Center as a trauma alert after being shot in the foot by another man in Kings Point.

The shooting happened just before 5 PM on the evening of Sunday, April 24th, 2022.

A 64-year-old man was transported to Delray Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the ankle. Witnesses reported hearing 6 or 7 shots and many called 911 to report the incident.

PBSO quickly responded and secured the scene so Palm Beach County Fire Rescue could care for the victim. The victim was transported to Delray Medical Center with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his ankle.

The alleged shooter also called 911 and claimed he shot the 64-year-old man with a 9MM because he was being attacked by golf clubs. The shooter was also taken to a nearby hospital. PBSO has confirmed with Boca Post that the shooter will be charged once he is checked out of the hospital.

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Mike Thomas is the editor-in-chief at Boca Post. Boca Post is a hyperlocal news media organization dedicated to providing honest and unbiased reporting of the news as it affects Boca Raton and the surrounding areas.As a Florida native living in Boca Raton with his family, Mike genuinely cares about Boca. Boca Post is a labor of love created by Mike Thomas and is a gift from his family to yours.

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