Melbourne Police Searching for Suspect After 22-Year-Old Shot Wednesday Evening
By Space Coast Daily // June 21, 2019
POLICE: incident was not a random act
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Melbourne police are searching for a shooting suspect after being called Wednesday evening to The Park at Via Terrossa Apartments, located at 1245 Palm Bay Road, regarding a disturbance.
“Witnesses called to report an argument between occupants of vehicles in the parking lot of the apartment complex,” said Melbourne Police Lt. Trevor Shaffer.
“During that time a gunshot was heard and a male victim fell to the ground. At that time a blue Sports Utility Vehicle fled from the location.”
Lt. Shaffer said the victim, a 22-year-old male, was taken to a local medical facility for treatment.
“This incident was not a random act, it was isolated to the parties involved,” said Lt. Lt. Shaffer.
The Melbourne Police Department is investigating this case and anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Jessi Tunink at 32-608-6457. You may also call CrimeLine -800-423-TIPS (8477).
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