MELBOURNE, Florida -- The Melbourne Police Department is investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting that took place in the 800 block of Juanita Circle in Melbourne, Florida.
Officers responded to a call regarding the sounds of gunshots. Upon their arrival, they found a 17-year-old victim lying in between two houses with several gunshot wounds. The victim was taken to Holmes Regional Medical Center in critical condition and is in surgery.
Police Investigators are speaking with witnesses and anyone who has information pertaining to this incident. At this time, the victim information is not being released pending notification of his next-of-kin. An arrest has not been made at this time and suspect information is not being released by police.
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