UPDATE: Melbourne Police Identify Cedar Drive Shooting Victim Killed as 16-Year-Old from Melbourne

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Melbourne Police announced on Thursday that the 16-year-old victim died as a result of the injuries he sustained from the shooting on the 900 block of Cedar Drive.

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Melbourne Police announced on Thursday that the 16-year-old victim died as a result of the injuries he sustained from the shooting on the 900 block of Cedar Drive.

Officers say when they responded to the scene, they quickly located a victim, and immediately rendered medical aid.

The victim was transported to Holmes Regional Medical Center in critical condition but later died as a result of the crash.

The victim is a Melbourne resident.

Initial information received was that unknown suspect(s) fled the area in a white car prior to the arrival of officers

Detectives continue to investigate this homicide and request anyone with information related to this case to call the Melbourne Police Department at 321-608-6731 to speak with a detective or call the Central Florida Crime Line at 800-423-TIPS (8477).