Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Man Dies After Being Shot In Cocoa

COCOA, Florida -- Just before 12:30 a.m. this morning, Brevard County Sheriff's deputies responded to the 500 block of A Lane in unincorporated Cocoa after dispatchers received an emergency 911 call advising that a person had been shot. 

Upon arrival, the deputies located a male victim who was transported to Wuesthoff Hospital in Rockledge where he later died as a result of his injuries. The victim was later identified as 32-year-old Jamaal Anderson of Cocoa, Florida.  

According to BCSO spokespoerson Corporal Dave Jacobs, the shooting does not appear to be a random act and agents from the Homicide Unit are in the process of attempting to locate any possible witnesses to the shooting.  Crime Scene Investigators are still processing the scene for evidence.  An autopsy is currently scheduled to take place later today at the Brevard County Medical Examiner’s Office. 

The Sheriff's office is asking that anyone with information about this investigation to please call Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Agent Nick Walker at 321-633-8413, or CRIMELINE at 1-800- 423-TIPS (8477), you can also visit http://crimeline.org/, or text ‘crimeline’ plus your tip to CRIME (27463).  All information to CRIMELINE is confidential and you may be eligible for a reward.

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The Brevard County Sheriff's Office is conducting a death investigation early this morning on A Lane in the unincorporated area of Cocoa, Florida.  This story is developing.  According to BCSO spokespoerson Corporal Dave Jacobs, more details will be released later this morning as more details become available.

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