RELEASED BY: LIEUTENANT SHAWN EISING
Event: Shooting Incident-Arrest
Date/Time of Event: 07/22/2019 (2326 hours)
Location of Event: Sabal Palm Apartments, 3007 Fountainhead Circle, Melbourne, FL 32935
On Monday, July 22, 2019, at 11:26 p.m., officers from the Melbourne Police Department responded to the area of Sabal Palm Apartments, 3007 Fountainhead Circle, reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the right arm. The victim was immediately transported to a local trauma center and is currently listed in stable condition.
Responding patrol officers located and detained an adult male, Darryl T. Love, who was seen leaving the immediate area of the shooting on foot. Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Division responded to assist with the investigation and based on their investigation, which included interviewing witnesses, determined Mr. Love was responsible for shooting the victim. Further investigation revealed Mr. Love and the victim are associates and were engaged in an argument when the shooting occurred. Mr. Love was arrested and charged with: Aggravated Battery with a Firearm and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Melbourne Police Department at 321-608-6443. Callers can also call Crime line at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477)
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