Man Kills Woman, Child, and Himself in Shooting at Publix Supermarket in Florida

Police gather Thursday at the Publix shopping center at the scene of a shooting in Royal Palm Beach, Florida. (Greg Lovett /The Palm Beach Post via AP)

A shooting at a Publix supermarket in Florida left three people dead, including the suspected shooter, authorities said Thursday.

The shooting occurred shortly after 11:30 a.m. ET in a Publix store in the 1100 block of Royal Palm Beach Boulevard in Royal Palm Beach, about 15 miles west of Palm Beach, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said.

Authorities identified the victims as a woman and her grandson, who would have turned 2 at the end of the month, and said their names would not be released at the family’s request.

The suspect died of a self-inflicted wound, authorities confirmed. The sheriff’s office identified him as Timothy J. Wall, 55, of Royal Palm Beach.

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SOURCE: NBC News, Wilson Wong and Doha Madani

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