Shooting at Sunoco in Melbourne, one person injured

Melbourne police investigating a shooting at Sunoco.
Melbourne police investigating a shooting at Sunoco.

MELBOURNE, Florida – Early Friday morning, there was a shooting at the Sunoco gas station across the street from Palm Bay Magnet High School.

Police say they received a call from a man working the register at Sunoco, located at 4000 S. Babcock Street, in reference to gunshots.

Officers arrived just after 2 a.m. and found a man with a gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital.

Sgt. John Chapman of the Melbourne Police Department said the Sunoco clerk heard approximately 15 shots fired.

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As of Friday morning, no arrests have been made in connection to the incident. The gunman has not been identified.

UPDATE: Police say the victim is 21-year-old Twonnie Pollard from Palm Bay and he was shot multiple times.

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