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Barricaded suspect in Palm Bay

Barricaded suspect in Palm Bay

Man shoots pair, kills himself after barricading himself in Palm Bay home, police say

One person is dead and two others are wounded after a shooting that sparked chaos in a Palm Bay neighborhood. Police said a man shot two members of his own family and then killed himself.One victim, a 17-year old boy, called 911 and said he’d been shot. Authorities said after that, more shots were fired and neighbors were told to evacuate.According to authorities, a man in a home on Fallon Boulevard shot the 17-year old boy and a woman.Officials said the woman walked out of the home with a gunshot wound and was taken to a hospital. Her and the 17-year-old are in stable condition.A SWAT team arrived at the home within minutes of the gunfire being reported.Officials said negotiators started a phone call with the suspect, who barricaded himself inside the home, but believe he took his own life during the call.Police said he and the two wounded victims are related and appeared to live together in the house. Police have not released the identity of those involved.

PALM BAY, Fla. —

One person is dead and two others are wounded after a shooting that sparked chaos in a Palm Bay neighborhood.

Police said a man shot two members of his own family and then killed himself.

One victim, a 17-year old boy, called 911 and said he’d been shot. Authorities said after that, more shots were fired and neighbors were told to evacuate.

According to authorities, a man in a home on Fallon Boulevard shot the 17-year old boy and a woman.

Officials said the woman walked out of the home with a gunshot wound and was taken to a hospital. Her and the 17-year-old are in stable condition.

A SWAT team arrived at the home within minutes of the gunfire being reported.

Officials said negotiators started a phone call with the suspect, who barricaded himself inside the home, but believe he took his own life during the call.

Police said he and the two wounded victims are related and appeared to live together in the house.

Police have not released the identity of those involved.

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