[Ed. – So the family of the deceased came armed to his funeral … just in case. his is utterly insane. Is nothing sacred?]
Three people were shot, two of them fatally, following a funeral Saturday afternoon at a church in Riviera Beach, Florida, police said.
A 15-year-old boy and a man were pronounced dead at the scene. A woman was treated for a non-life threatening injuries, Riviera Beach police said in a press release.
The dead man was later identified as 47-year-old Royce Freeman. Police said they were not identifying the other victims.
Authorities initially said there were four victims but later determined an injured boy who showed up at an area hospital after the attack was not connected to the funeral violence.
“This shooting was not a random act of violence,” police said in a late-night statement. “While the motive for the shooting is still being investigated, it is believed it was a result of a dispute between relatives of the deceased whose funeral had been held.”