MELBOURNE, Florida — The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 44-year-old Richard Frank Coulombe, of 1950 Windy Oak Circle, Melbourne, Florida, charging him with two counts of Attempted First Degree Felony Murder, First Degree Home Invasion, Armed Burglary and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon related to the May 13, 2012, shooting in Melbourne, Florida.
The law enforcement investigation determined that Coulombe, who is the next door neighbor of the victims, entered the residence at 1960 Windy Oaks Circle, Melbourne, in an attempt to steal property from the residence.
Coulombe has been confined to the Jail since that arrest and was formally charged with the
shooting this morning.
Both victims survived the shooting and are still hospitalized in serious but stable condition.
Anyone with information about the investigation is urged to call the Brevard County Sheriff’s
Office Homicide Unit at 321-633-8413 or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477). All calls to
CRIMELINE are confidential, and callers can remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward for information leading to an arrest.