NR 22-10 Merritt Island Woman Charged in Death of Sister

March 26, 2022 - 11:26 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 30-year-old Brittany Bishop-Gillison of Merritt Island for causing the death of her sister, Kapricia Bishop on March 25, 2022, at a residence in Merritt Island.  Bishop-Gillison was arrested after an arrest warrant was issued by Judge David Dugan charging her with Murder with a Firearm.  Bishop-Gillison is currently being held at the Brevard County Jail Complex on $750,000 bond.

The investigation began yesterday afternoon when deputies responded to a residence on Topaz Court at approximately 3:20 p.m., in reference to a disturbance.  Upon arrival, deputies located the victim, who had suffered a gunshot wound and was pronounced deceased at the scene.  Based on evidence collected and statements gathered during the investigation, agents believe that the shooting occurred during an argument between the sisters that began inside the residence.  As the argument continued outside, Bishop-Gillison armed herself with a firearm and discharged it, striking the victim and causing her death.

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