Melbourne Police: Shots Fired At Moving Vehicle Monday Night Under Investigation

By  //  January 4, 2016

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The Melbourne Police and Fire Department discovered a dead woman after responding to a fire Sunday night at about 10:19 p.m. to a home on 1961 Sarno Road.

Melbourne Police are investigating a shooting where shots were fired into a moving vehicle on Leonard Weaver Blvd. in Melbourne Monday night.

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Melbourne Police are investigating a shooting where shots were fired into a moving vehicle on Leonard Weaver Blvd. in Melbourne Monday night.

According to Sgt. Brian Dohaney of the Melbourne Police Department, three people in a vehicle were travelling south on Leonard Weaver Blvd. when an unknown assailant fired numerous gunshots at the vehicle at around 8 p.m..

Several bullets struck the vehicle causing a superficial wound to the buttocks of the rear passenger.

During the ensuing investigation a vehicle was located close to the scene which appeared to contain a significant amount of marijuana, according to Sgt. Dohaney.

CRIMELINE-435-1This case is currently under investigation and additional information may be released when available.

If someone has any information that could help detectives solve this case, please call Central Florida Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).

Calls to Crimeline are anonymous, and tips that lead to an arrest may be eligible for a cash reward.

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