Palm Bay police say man trying to break up fight gets shot

Victim was trying to stop fight between 2 females, police say

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PALM BAY, Fla. - Police continue to investigate a Tuesday night shooting in Palm Bay that left one man wounded.

Local 6 news partner Florida Today reports the 22-year-old man was shot in a driveway in the 900 block of Burn Drive at about 10:15 p.m.

Police say the victim was attempting to stop a fight between two females who had been feuding with one another for the past year. Police say that 14 people were at the house at the time of the fight, and as the victim was attempting to break it up, he got into an argument with an unidentified male and was shot.

The wounded man was taken to a nearby hospital and later released.

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