Palm Bay police capture armed man after hours-long manhunt

Palm Bay police said an armed man at the center of an hours-long manhunt Sunday afternoon was taken into custody.

Officers said the man is a person of interest tied to a homicide investigation in Martin County.

Investigators reportedly made contact with the person after receiving a tip from a resident. During the capture, the subject was shot after failing to cooperate with officers.

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They said that the man was taken into custody near the intersection of Karney Avenue and Dogwood Street. He was taken to the hospital but succumbed to his injuries.

No investigators were hurt in the capture, according to officials.

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