NR 14-58 Agents Arrest Cocoa Shooting Suspect

August 1, 2014 - 9:52 am Author: Category:

JonesSheriff’s Agents have made an arrest in connection to a shooting that occurred on July 31, 2014.

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.