Update: Bar Fight Leads To Melbourne Shooting Death

By  //  February 16, 2013


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Witnesses Sought

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BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – A man was shot to death overnight at a Melbourne bar.

Commander Sean Riordan of the Melbourne Police Department said during an argument at the Hangover Lounge at 671 Washburn Road about 2:15 a.m. Saturday, an individual participating in a heated argument pulled out a firearm and fired at another man.

The victim collapsed in a parking lot across the street at 676 Washburn Road where he was pronounced dead from gunshot wounds,

Melbourne Police Department detectives are at the scene of the shooting and are seeking witnesses to the shooting, which has been classified as a homicide.

Riordan said the victim is Jean P. Francois of Palm Bay, 41.

The Hangover Lounge was formerly known as the Killin’ Time Tavern.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Melbourne Police Tips Line at 321-409-2259 or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).


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