Saturday, August 31, 2013

Arrest Made In Melbourne Shooting

MELBOURNE, Florida -- Melbourne Police say that an arrest has been made in Wednesday night’s shooting on Cedar Drive that left one man in critical condition.   

During the course of their investigation, Melbourne Police detectives identified James Pittman as the person who allegedly shot and critically wounded a man on August 28.

Around 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Melbourne Police detectives and members of the Brevard County GAMEOVER Task Force located Pittman at a residence on Pinewood Drive in the Pine Apartments in Palm Bay, Florida. 

Pittman was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Brevard County Jail in Sharpes.  The shooting victim is still hospitalized.

If you have any information regarding this investigation, please call Crimeline: 1-800-423-TIPS (8477) .