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A person was shot simply earlier than 12:10 a.m. Sunday within the Metropolis Limits Sports activities Bar & Lounge parking zone on Dairy Street, Melbourne police reported.
The shooter fled the scene earlier than police arrived, and the investigation stays ongoing.
In a Sunday afternoon press launch, police reported that Melbourne resident Tivon Johnson turned agitated with different individuals at Metropolis Limits Sports activities Bar & Lounge in the course of the course of the night.
Johnson initiated a disturbance contained in the bar — and a number of individuals went exterior to the parking zone, the place he and one other male started combating, police reported. The opposite male brandished a firearm and shot Johnson a number of occasions.
Johnson fled in a car pushed by Randolph Johnson of Palm Bay, the discharge mentioned. The motive force misplaced management and crashed on the intersection of Dairy Street and New Haven Avenue.
Each males have been transported to an area hospital after the crash. They proceed to obtain medical therapy and are anticipated to get better from their accidents.
Melbourne police encourage anybody with further data on the incident to contact Det. Jennifer Frost at 321-608-6459 or Central Florida Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS.
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Rick Neale is the South Brevard Watchdog Reporter at FLORIDA TODAY. Contact Neale at 321-242-3638 or email@example.com. Twitter: @RickNeale1. To subscribe: https://cm.floridatoday.com/specialoffer/