Police seek suspect in Melbourne Square Mall parking lot shooting

- The Melbourne Police Department is investigating a shooting in the parking lot of the Melbourne Square Mall.  It happened around 3 p.m. on Tuesday. 

Callers told 911 dispatchers that they saw two men chasing each other around the parking lot.  Multiple witnesses described hearing one to two shots fired, as the two men scuffled with each other.  No one was injured during the shooting. 

The relationship between the victim and the suspect was not immediately known.

The suspect is described as a light-skinned black man with short hair and is approximately 25 years of age. He is about  5 feet, 11 inches tall, and weighs around 165 pounds.  He left in an older model Dodge Charger with black rims and red calipers, fleeing the area eastbound on New Haven Avenue.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Melbourne Police Department at 321-608-6731 or Crime Line at 800-423-TIPS (8477).

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