Man shot, killed in Melbourne

Neighbors hear shots, find man dead


MELBOURNE, Fla. – A man was killed in Melbourne after a fight erupted in gunfire early Saturday morning at an apartment complex.

Police said they were called to 28 Circle Avenue, Apartment 1 around 12:16 Saturday morning. Police said when they arrived they found man with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

The man was transported to the Holmes Regional Medical Center Emergency Room where lifesaving efforts were performed, but was later pronounced dead.

A woman at the apartment was beaten up, police said. Investigators are trying to figure out if the shooting had something to do with that incident.

Neither victim's name has been released.