3 people suffer life-threatening injuries after shootout in Merritt Island, deputies say

The Brevard County Sheriff's Office said there was a triple shooting on Courtney Boulevard in Merritt Island on Wednesday afternoon.

They said it appears that the incident happened over gambling and a shootout occurred. Three people were shot and transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

They also confirmed the parties involved were the ones that were shot.

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Deputies are investigating.

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