NR 20-12 Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation

June 19, 2020 - 3:09 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting incident that occurred early this morning in unincorporated Cocoa.

The investigation began June 19, 2020, at approximately 1:38 a.m. when deputies responded to a residence on Ackley Road in unincorporated Cocoa reference a male who had been shot. Upon arrival deputies found a male inside the residence suffering from gunshot wounds. The male was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Preliminary investigation indicates that the male may have been the target of a robbery attempt.

At this time the Sheriff’s Office is not releasing the name of the victim. The investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made.

Anyone who may have information about this death investigation is asked to please call Agent Tom Case of 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 additional information concerning this News Release, please call PIO Tod Goodyear of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office at 321-501-7594.