RELEASED BY: LIEUTENANT SHAWN EISING
Event: Shooting Victim
Date/Time of Event: 5/19/2017 0420 hours
Location of Event: (Shull Manor) 729 East University Blvd.
The Melbourne Police Department received calls via 911 at approximately 0420 hours in reference to a male lying on the ground near an apartment. The initial investigation revealed the male had suffered wounds from having been shot. First aid was administered and the male was transported to a local hospital where he remains in critical condition. The crime scene has been processed, and police personnel are no longer at the complex.
The investigation into the events leading up to the incident are ongoing and anyone with information are encouraged to contact the Melbourne Police Department at 321-608-6731 or Crime Line at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).
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