Palm Bay police released the following statement.
On December 25, 2022, at approximately 2030 hrs., officers responded to the area known as “the Compound” in the southwest section of Palm Bay after a citizen called in reference to a report of a deceased body found in the wood line. On arrival, it was determined the deceased suffered from at least one gunshot wound. A second deceased body was located suffering from gunshot wounds as well. Both victims were juveniles, ages 14 and 16 years old. The families have requested their names and information not be released under Marsy’s Law.
All available resources are being dedicated to finding the motives and person(s) responsible for this crime.
This is an ongoing and active investigation. Anyone with information is urged to call the Palm Bay Police Department at 321-952-3456, or contact Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS.