Monday, November 3, 2014

Near-Fatal Altercation Near Downtown Melbourne Bar

MELBOURNE, Florida -- Melbourne police say that there was an altercation a round 2 a.m. on Sunday where a 36-year-old man was struck near Debauchery, a downtown bar, located at 807 East New Haven Avenue.


Witnesses told police that the man was knocked to the ground during the incident.  He consequently struck the back of his head on a concrete surface.  The resulting severe injury caused  him to lose consciousness.  He was transported to the local trauma center where he remains in critical, but stable condition.


Police ask that anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Detective Robert Walters at 321-608-6464 or call CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).