MELBOURNE POLICE: Three Shot at Lipscomb Street Park During Easter Celebration Sunday Night
By Space Coast Daily // April 16, 2017
POLICE SEEKING UNKNOWN SHOOTERS
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – The Melbourne Police Department is investigating a shooting which occurred Sunday night at about 7:40 p.m. at Lipscomb Street Park during an Easter celebration.
According to Melbourne Police Commander Heath Sanders, the celebration had several hundred attendees when two black males got out of an unknown type car and started shooting into the crowd.
Multiple shots were fired, and two adults and one 17-year-old male were shot.
The victims were taken to Holmes Regional Medical Center with minor injuries.
“A motive for this shooting is unknown and investigators are on the scene,” said Commander Sanders. “Additional information will be released when available.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Melbourne Police Department at 321-608-6731 or Central Florida Crimeline, 1-800-423-TIPS.
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