• Cops: Melbourne man who shot man in leg charged with attempted murder


    MELBOURNE, Fla. - The man Melbourne police say is responsible for a shooting that left one man in critical condition appeared before a judge Saturday.

    James Pittman, 25, is charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery with a firearm.

    Police were called to Cedar Drive Wednesday night and found a man with a single gunshot wound to his leg.

    The victim is still in the hospital.

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