Melbourne Police investigate gunfire at Melbourne restaurant

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 10:41 PM EST

Melbourne Police Department is investigating an incident at Lizzy’s Restaurant Tuesday night where multiple people reportedly shot firearms.

  • Police investigate gunfire at Lizzy's Restaurant
  • One person injured from shrapnel, shattered glass
  • Any suspects fled scene, police say

Police responded to the outdoor restaurant at 1301 East University Boulevard in Melbourne, where several shots were fired into a large crowd, says officials.

One person was taken to an area hospital due to injuries from shrapnel and shattered glass.

Due to the crowd being large, police say they had a difficult time identifying suspects involved, who ultimately fled the scene before they arrived, according to a news release.

There were no other victims.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Melbourne PD at 321-608-6731 or Crimeline at 1- 800-423-TIPS (8477).