1 dead in officer-involved shooting in Melbourne

Police say man shot by officers was person of interest in 3 robberies


MELBOURNE, Fla. – Melbourne police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left one man dead.

Police said the shooting occurred late Sunday night in the Burger King parking lot at the corner of U.S. 1 and Seminole Boulevard.

No officers were believed to be injured.

Police said the man shot was under surveillance and a person of interest in several recent robberies.

The man was shot in a vehicle and was alone, according to police.

Six officers were involved in the shooting incident.

Crime scene investigators are on the scene collecting evidence.

A news conference will be held Monday morning.