Police: Titusville motel guest fatally shoots employee, tries to shoot another but gun jams

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — Titusville police are investigating a shooting that took place Wednesday morning.


It happened at the Siesta Motor Inn on 2006 Washington Ave.

Deputies said that an employee was shot and killed in the courtyard by a guest staying at the motel.

The guest also tried shooting a second employee, but the gun jammed, according to law enforcement.

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The shooter fled, but Titusville police were able to track him down.

The shooter then pulled out a gun and fired at the officers, engaging in a shootout.

No police officers were hurt.

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The shooter was transported to a hospital and remains in critical condition.

The name of the suspect and victim have not been revealed.

This scene still remains under investigation.

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Jeff Levkulich

Jeff Levkulich, WFTV.com

Jeff Levkulich joined the Eyewitness News team as a reporter in June 2015.

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