POLICE: Palm Bay 17-Year-Old Shooting Suspect Surrenders to BCSO in ‘Drug Deal Gone Bad’
By Space Coast Daily // April 1, 2020
Charged with Aggravated Battery with a Firearm and Armed Home Invasion
BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – A 17-year-old suspect in the March 30 shooting of another Palm Bay teen during a has turned himself into the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.
According to Palm Bay Police Lt. Mike Smith, the suspect has been charged with Aggravated Battery with a Firearm and Armed Home Invasion in a “drug deal gone bad.”
“The victim received non-life-threatening injuries to his hand during the incident,” said Lt. Smith.
The shooting happened at a home in southwest Palm Bay.
According to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the suspect is also a juvenile sexual offender.
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