NR 14-57 Sheriff’s Office Investigating Cocoa Shooting

July 31, 2014 - 5:18 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a shooting that occurred in the 300 block of A Lane, Cocoa. Deputies responded to a 911 emergency call advising that a victim was shot. Once on scene, it was determined that the victim was 12-years-old and had been shot in the leg during the incident. Witnesses advised that the suspects fled the area in a red Chrysler 300 last seen heading toward S.R. 520.

Deputies immediately responded to the area and were able to locate the vehicle on Calvado Drive, Cocoa. Three subjects have been detained and are currently being interviewed by Sheriff’s Agents. The names are not being released at this time as this investigation is ongoing.

It appears as if the victim was the target of the incident. The victim was transported to Arnold Palmer Hospital in stable condition with what are being reported as non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to call Agent Tim Michalak of the West Precinct General Crime’s Unit at 321-633-7162 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.

For additional information concerning this investigation, please contact Deputy Maria Fernez at 321-633-7162.