NR 22-04 Sheriff’s Office conducting death investigation

January 18, 2022 - 5:21 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation that occurred this morning at a residence on Uranus Drive in unincorporated Cocoa.   Deputies responded to the residence at approximately 9:18 a.m. after the Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Cocoa Police Department who reported they had received a 911 call advising a person had been shot in the residence.  Upon arrival, deputies located a male victim who was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Agents from the Homicide and Crime Scene Units are currently in the process of interviewing potential witnesses and collecting evidence to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident. The Sheriff’s Office is not releasing the name of the victim at this time and no arrests have been made. Based on the preliminary investigation it is believed this was a targeted attack and there is no danger to the general public.  Further information will be provided as it becomes available.

Anyone who may have information about this investigation is asked to please call Agent Bruce Connors 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.