Saturday, July 28, 2012

Man Shot, Killed In Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Florida -- At 12:16 a.m. this morning, the Melbourne Police Department responded to a call regarding a shooting incident with one victim on Circle Avenue in Melbourne, Florida. 


Upon arrival, officers located a white male who had sustained a gunshot wound to the abdomen.  The victim was transported to the Holmes Regional Medical Center Emergency Room where lifesaving efforts were performed.


However, police say that the shooting victim did succumb to his injuries and was later pronounced dead.


Melbourne Police investigators responded to the homicide scene and began their efforts at locating those involved with the incident early this morning. 


The victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.


If anyone has information, please contact the Criminal Investigations Unit at 321.409.2200. 


UPDATE: Police ID Melbourne Murder Victim & Wanted Suspect