Two people were wounded in a shooting in Palm Bay (Florida state) on the morning (local time) of Thursday, September 12. The suspect in the incident, who had barricaded himself in a home on Fallon Boulevard and Babcock Street, reportedly shot and killed himself, and there is believed to be no further danger to the public. Local authorities are continuing to ask residents to avoid the area of the shooting while an associated investigation continues. The incident is being investigated as an act of domestic violence.
A heightened security presence is to be expected in the area over the coming hours. Localized transportation disruptions are to be expected.
Individuals in the Palm Bay area are advised to avoid the vicinity of the incident, monitor developments to the situation, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.
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