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Homicide Investigation

Post Date:08/21/2018 8:28 AM

RELEASED BY: LT. TREVOR SHAFFER CASE# MP180053051

Event: Homicide Investigation

Date/Time of Event: August 20, 2018 @ 9:36PM

Location of Event: 2513 Lipscomb St, Melbourne, FL, 32901

On Monday August 20, 2018 at approximately 9:36PM, Melbourne Police Officers responded to 2513 Lipscomb St. regarding a male that had been shot. Upon arrival, they located a male in his 20s inside the residence suffering from a gunshot wound to his torso. The male was transported by ambulance to Holmes Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.

Initial information indicates that the victim was involved in an altercation with another subject at which time he was shot. Melbourne Police Detectives along with Crime Scene Investigators are currently on scene interviewing potential witnesses and gathering evidence.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Melbourne Police Department at (321) 608-6731.

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