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Shooting with Pellet Gun

Post Date:01/23/2018 10:59 AM

RELEASED BY: LT CHERYL TRAINER

CASE # 18-4464

Location: Eau Gallie Causeway

Date and Time: 1/19/2018, 1600 hours

On January 19, 2018, at approximately 4 p.m., a recreational cyclist was shot while riding on the eastside of the Eau Gallie Causeway. The weapon used is believed to be a high-powered pellet rifle. As a result, the victim sustained a serious injury to the leg. The attack is believed to be random at this time. The Melbourne Police Department is asking for the assistance of the public in this matter.

If you have any information regarding this case, please call Detective Ian Mitchell at 321-608-6452.

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