NR 23-11 Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation
The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting incident that occurred this evening in unincorporated Melbourne Beach. Deputies responded to the area of Spessard Holland Park at approximately 6:30 p.m., after the Sheriff’s Office was advised that a male had been shot. Upon arrival, deputies located a male victim who was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. A second victim was located who was pronounced deceased.
Agents from the Homicide and Crime Scene Units are currently in the process of interviewing potential witnesses and collecting evidence to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident. The Sheriff’s Office is not releasing the name of the victims at this time. Based on the preliminary investigation, it is believed that this was a targeted attack and there is no danger to the general public. Further information will be provided as it becomes available.
Anyone who may have information about this investigation is asked to please call Agent Neil Lee of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit via the Communications Center at 321-952-6371 or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477). All calls to CRIMELINE are confidential and callers can remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward.
For additional information concerning this News Release, please call PIO Tod Goodyear of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office at 321-501-7594.