4 teenagers shot dead in fight at house party in Malabar, Brevard County deputies say
Malabar, Florida. –Four teens between the ages of 15 and 18 were injured Saturday night after an altercation between two people at a party in Malabar led to gunfire, according to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.
MPs responded to a reported disturbance at 11.55pm, arriving at a residence in Billie Lane where a large open house party was underway. The preliminary investigation found that “a disturbance occurred between two male subjects”, one of whom began to brandish a gun and shoot the other, deputies said.
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The person targeted by the shooter was shot, along with three other people who deputies said were hit because they were nearby. The four victims, whose identities have not been made public, were taken to hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, according to a news release.
An investigation is ongoing and no arrests have yet been made, MPs said. The shooting is believed to have been targeted and therefore poses no danger to the public, the statement said.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Constable Kris Matthews of the BCSO South Precinct General Crimes Unit via the Communications Center at 321-633-7162, or Crimeline at 1-800-423 -TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.
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