Published January 30, 2014
Eastern Florida State was put on a brief lockdown Thursday afternoon after one person was shot in a parking lot on its Palm Bay campus.
The victim was listed in critical condition and taken to a nearby hospital, Palm Bay Police said in a statement. The shooting suspect was also taken to the hospital for injuries that were sustained prior to the shooting, police said. A third person who may have been involved is being questioned by police.
Police told MyFoxOrlando.com that three people were involved in a fight. Palm Bay police reported that two men were attacking another man. The man being attacked retreated to his vehicle, where he grabbed a gun and shot one of his attackers in the chest, the report said.
Police considered the shooting scene secure