POLICE: Caldwell used a revolver-style handgun to shoot the victim in the leg
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Melbourne police officers arrested D’nard Caldwell, 28, after a shooting incident in the 300 block of Crown Bl.
According to police, on Sunday, May 14, officers responded to a residence in the 300 block of Crown Bl. for a report of a gunshot victim.
Once on scene, the victim was identified, and the injury was minor. After an extensive investigation, a suspect was identified as Caldwell.
Police said Caldwell used a revolver-style handgun to shoot the victim in the leg. During the altercation, the victim’s three children, ages 2, 3 and 4, were inside the residence where the firearm was discharged.
“At around 7 p.m., Caldwell was located in the area of Harvard Circle and Straus Court and Caldwell was taken into custody at that time,” said a Melbourne police spokesperson. “He was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and three counts of neglect of a child.”
Caldwell was booked and turned over to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Melbourne Police Department at 321-608-6731. You can also remain anonymous and call Crime line at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).
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