One Wounded In Merritt Island Shooting
By Brevard County Sheriff // March 10, 2015
SHERIFF: possibly drug related
BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA – A shooting victim suffered serious, but not life-threatening injury, during an incident that occurred on Palmetto Avenue in Merritt Island at about 4 p.m. on Tuesday.
The victim sustained a single gunshot wound and was airlifted to Holmes Regional Medical Center, according to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.
The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting, and according to a release from the Sheriff’s Department, Agents believe that the suspect is known to the victim.
The incident is considered isolated, and possibly drug related, and witnesses to the incident are being questioned by Sheriff’s Agents.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to please call East Precinct General Crimes Unit through the Sheriff’s Office Communications Center 321-633-7162, or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).
You can also visit Crimeline.org, or text ‘crimeline’ plus your tip to CRIME (274637). All information to CRIMELINE is confidential and you may be eligible for a reward.
ABOVE MAP: A shooting victim suffered serious, but not life-threatening injury, during an incident that occurred on Palmetto Avenue in Merritt Island at about 4 p.m. on Tuesday.