1 man killed after shooting near church in Delray Beach

Police investigate deadly shooting outside of a church in Delray Beach. (WPEC)

Officers from the Delray Beach Police Department are investigating a deadly shooting that occurred outside of a church in Delray Beach.

According to DBPD, detectives were in the southwest area of the city and heard gunshots around 1 a.m.

A call came in informing officers a person is down at SW 12th Ave. and SW 1st St. , outside Ridley Temple Church.

Delray Beach Fire Rescue pronounced one man dead on scene. He's been identified as 44-year-old Alaster Anton King of Delray Beach.

At approximately 5:30 a.m. a silver four door sedan was towed from a home along an alleyway a few feet from the church.

Police urge anyone with information about the shooting is asked to report it to DBPD immediately at (561) 243-7800.

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