Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Brevard County Sheriff's Office Identifies Cocoa Shooting Victim

George Dewey
George Dewey

COCOA, Florida - The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified a Cocoa, Florida man who died as a result of injuries he sustained from a gunshot wound early Tuesday night.

Investigators say that a disagreement between 28-year-old George Dewey and another person escalated into a violent encounter that occurred on Venus Drive in Cocoa. During the encounter, detectives say that Dewey and at least one other individual, who is not being identified at this time, exchanged gunfire which ultimately resulted in Dewey's death. 

No arrests have been made at this time and Homicide agents and Crime Scene investigators are continuing to conduct interviews and evaluate evidence. Detectives will forward their findings to the State Attorney’s Office once the investigation is completed.

Homicide investigators are asking for any persons who may have witnessed the incident or anyone who has 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, or text ‘crimeline’ plus your tip to CRIME (274637). 

All information to CRIMELINE is confidential and you may be eligible for a reward.