NR 18-26 Sheriff’s Office Investigating Cocoa Shooting

June 27, 2018 - 2:12 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office West Precinct General Crimes Unit is investigating a shooting incident that occurred June 26, 2018, in the 200 block of Grace Avenue in unincorporated Cocoa. Deputies responded to the area at approximately 7:19 p.m. after receiving a call stating that a person had been shot.

The investigation thus far has determined that the shooting incident stemmed from an earlier disturbance between a male who lived at the residence and another male. Shortly after the initial disturbance ended, several persons returned to the residence on Grace Avenue and a second altercation ensued. During this altercation, a firearm was discharged with a round injuring a 16-year-old female, who was later transported to a local hospital where she is currently listed in serious but stable condition.

Investigators are still in the process of conducting interviews and gathering evidence to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting. Updates will be provided as more information becomes available.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to please call Agent Randy Truitt of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, West Precinct, General Crimes Unit at 321-617-7306 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 additional information concerning this News Release, please call PIO Tod Goodyear of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office at 321-501-7594.