NR 14-58 Agents Arrest Cocoa Shooting Suspect
On Thursday, July 31st at approximately 2:00 pm, 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.
West Precinct General Crimes Agents developed probable cause for the arrest of 25-year-old Dontarius Terelle Jones of Cocoa.
Jones was charged with Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, Aggravated Assault with a Firearm, Discharge of a Firearm from a Motor Vehicle, Discharge of a Firearm on a Roadway and Aggravated Child Abuse.
Jones is currently being held at the Brevard County Jail Complex under a no-bond status.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office West Precinct General Crimes 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.
If you have any questions regarding this incident please contact Deputy Maria Fernez with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office at 321-636-4665.