Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Victim Dies, Reward Increased In Palm Bay Shooting






PALM BAY, Florida -- Palm Bay Detectives with the Major Case Unit continue to investigate a shooting that occurred Friday morning in which the victim, 28-year-old Kendell "Kenny" Terrell, was pronounced dead on Tuesday evening while hospitalized.   The reward in this case has now been increased from $1,000 to $5,000.


On Friday at approximately 10:45 a.m., emergency dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call from a woman who stated she heard what sounded like a gunshot and glass breaking.  The woman told dispatchers that she was home with her boyfriend and was afraid of what happened.  Palm Bay Police Officers responded to the location in the 300 block of Alamo Street.  When officers arrived, they found the male victim with a gunshot wound and he was immediately airlifted to the hospital where he is in critical condition.



The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Central Florida CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS.  Callers can remain anonymous and can be eligible for cash rewards of up to $5,000 in this case.





Image Credit: City of Palm Bay