WATCH: Palm Bay Elementary Lockdown Lifted, Suspect In Custody For Overnight Shooting: Police

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WATCH: Palm Bay Police have arrested a suspect tied to a fatal shooting early Tuesday morning. Palm Bay Elementary was briefly placed in lockdown while authorities followed a lead towards the suspect in the area. Shortly after, police arrested the suspect. (WFTV video)

BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – Palm Bay Police have arrested a suspect tied to a fatal shooting early Tuesday morning.

Palm Bay Elementary was briefly placed in lockdown while authorities followed a lead towards the suspect in the area. Shortly after, police arrested the suspect.

As a result, Palm Bay Elementary’s lockdown has been lifted.

Police have not released the suspect’s identity.

The person killed in the early morning shooting has not been released at this time.

Residents were being urged to shelter in place in the area of Hickory Ave. NE and Lichty St. NE on Tuesday while authorities were investigating a possible lead into the shooting that took place overnight.

As a precaution, Palm Bay Elementary was placed into lockdown.

Another deadly shooting also took place in Palm Bay on Tuesday that police say was not related to this shooting incident. The second shooting resulted in two people being shot dead.

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