Bradford Leonard has been identified by police as the victim in the shooting incident in Palm Bay on Sunday morning.

UPDATE: Victim, Officer Identified In Palm Bay Shooting

By  //  February 22, 2015

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A 50-year old white male was shot and killed after the Palm Bay police was called to a home at 5:23 a.m. Sunday morning on Castille Road SE.

A 50-year old white male was shot and killed after the Palm Bay police was called to a home at 5:23 a.m. Sunday morning on Castille Road SE.

UPDATE: BRADFORD LEONARD IS SHOOTING VICTIM

Mark Renkens

Mark Renkens

Bradford Leonard has been identified by police as the victim in the shooting incident in Palm Bay on Sunday morning. Palm Bay Police Chief Mark Renkens said the officer involved in the shooting is Officer Derek Hollcroft, who has been with the department for two years.

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BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – A 50-year old white male was shot and killed after the Palm Bay police was called to a home at 5:23 a.m. Sunday morning on Castille Road SE.

According to the Palm Bay Police Department, after responding to a 9-1-1 hang up call from the home on Castille Road SE, officers arrived on scene and encountered gunfire from the residence.

Officers returned fire at approximately 6:04 a.m., killing the not-yet unidentified suspect.

There were no officer injuries.

An investigation into the shooting is now underway by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.  The officer involved is being interviewed, as are other witnesses, and more details will be released as the investigation continues.

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ABOVE MAP: A 50-year old white male was shot and killed after the Palm Bay police was called to a home at 5:23 a.m. Sunday morning on Castille Road SE.


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