PALM BAY, FL (Florida Today) - Authorities say a man in his 20s was critically wounded after a fight that led to a shooting on the Palm Bay Campus of
Eastern Florida State College. Police are on scene and the campus is on
lockdown - the situation is contained.
Two men were
beating up a third on Thursday afternoon, according to Palm Bay Police Spokeswoman Yvonne
Martinez. The man who was being beaten retreated to his car where he
grabbed a gun.
According to witnesses, he fired his gun, wounding one person.
SEE ALSO: EFSC shooting may have been self defense
College Spokesman John Glisch said the man was hit in the chest.
man with the gunshot wound was taken to Holmes Regional Medical Center,
according to Brevard County Fire Rescue Spokeswoman Lee Nessel.
said the shooter was taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries he
suffered during the fight. The third man is being questioned by police.
classes have been canceled for the rest of the day. Palm Bay police
crime scene technicians and detectives are still in the parking lot.
Martinez didn't know whether the men were students, or what they were fighting about
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