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.