Friday, August 2, 2013

Man Shot, Killed In Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Florida -- The Melbourne Police Department is conducting a murder investigation following a shooting that occurred Thursday night.


At 10:38 p.m., Melbourne Police officers responded to the 3200 block of Redwood Lane for a reported shooting in the area.  Upon arrival, police discovered a gunshot victim who was then transported to Holmes Regional Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries. 


The victim has been identified as 26-year-old Marchell Baker.


Police are asking for any witnesses to this crime to call the Melbourne Police Department or Crime Line at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).