A man was shot dead and the suspected gunman took his own life in a shooting incident at a local apartment complex.
On Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at approximately 5 PM, Titusville Police responded to a report of a shooting in the parking area of the Forest Park Apartments located at 521 Rock Pit Road.
Officers arrived on scene, and located the adult male victim lying on the ground deceased with an apparent gunshot wound.
The preliminary investigation revealed the victim was shot by the suspect, who then immediately fled the scene on foot into a nearby apartment, and would not exit the residence.
Police established a perimeter around the apartment where the suspect was barricaded.
The Titusville Police S.W.A.T. Team was deployed and tactical measures were used to enter the apartment.
The suspect was found deceased in the apartment from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
This remains an ongoing investigation and anyone with information is urged to contact police at (321) 264-7800 or can remain anonymous by contacting Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS.