NR 22-03 Decedent identified in death investigation

January 17, 2022 - 1:17 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the male who was the victim of a shooting incident Saturday afternoon, January 15, 2022, in Mims.  The decedent is 30-year-old, Ashton Geiger of Mims.

The investigation began when deputies responded to the area of Gray Lane shortly before 3:00 p.m. after a 911 call was received advising a person had been shot.  Upon arrival, deputies located Geiger who was pronounced deceased at the scene.  Deputies later learned that a second male subject had been taken from the scene to a local hospital suffering from a gunshot wound.  The identity of that subject is not being released at this time.

The investigation is ongoing as agents continue to conduct interviews and examine evidence from the scene.  Based on the information obtained thus far, it appears that this was an isolated incident and no arrests have been made at this time.  Updates will be provided as new information becomes available.

Anyone who may have information about this death investigation is asked to please call Agent Vince Bustillo 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.