24-year-old Melbourne Man Shot & Killed Near Liberty Park in Palm Bay

Man shot and killed in Palm Bay, Florida.
Man shot and killed in Palm Bay, Florida.

PALM BAY, Florida – Police responded to the 700 block of Alfonso Avenue SE after calls came in about shots fired, on Sunday around 1:00 am.

Ashanti Jenkins, 24, was found dead at the scene near Liberty Park. The 24-year-old man was shot multiple times.

“The fatal shooting was not linked with the nearby park,” Lt. Steve Bland said.

Interviews were conducted, and crime scene investigators collected evidence at the crime scene. However, there have not been any arrest.

Palm Bay Police Department would like anyone with information about this case to call 321-952-3456 or Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS.

We will keep you updated as more information comes out.

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Tina Hodges works full-time as our travel writer for Palm Bay Daily. She is also the Editorial Manager at Sebastian Daily. After graduating from Sebastian River High School, she studied at Indian River Community College. Tina worked at Dooney & Bourke for many years. She has lived in Florida all of her life.
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