NR 22-41 Sheriff’s Office conducting shooting investigation

December 16, 2022 - 6:44 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred this afternoon, December 16, 2022, in unincorporated Cocoa.  Deputies responded to the area of State Road 520 and Clearlake Road at approximately 2:30 p.m. in reference to a report that a person had been shot.  Upon arrival, deputies located a fifteen-year-old female who reported being shot while riding as a passenger in a vehicle in the area.   The victim was transported to the hospital in stable condition.

The investigation is continuing as Agents attempt to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting. The Sheriff’s Office is not releasing the name of the victim at this time and no arrests have been made. Preliminary information leads investigators to believe this was a targeted attack toward some of the occupants of the vehicle.  Further information will be provided as it becomes available.

Anyone who may have information about this investigation is asked to please call Agent Shawn Hanigan via the Communications Center   at 321-633-7162 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.