Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Three People Shot In Cocoa

COCOA, Florida - Three men were shot near Cocoa, Florida on Wednesday afternoon. 

The shootings occurred around 1:30 p.m. at TTC Tax Refund, leaving two victims just off the 1300 block of Clearlake Road near Clearlake Middle School and another near Odyssey Pizza & Subs across from Eastern Florida State College. Brevard County Sheriff's deputies, Cocoa Police, Cocoa Fire Department, and Brevard County Fire Rescue personnel responded to both scenes.

Two victims were transported to area hospitals and one was released on scene. One victim was airlifted in critical condition and the other was driven with non-life-threatening injuries. The identities of the participants involved in the incident are not being released at this time.

The investigation into the circumstances of the event is still in the beginning stages, and more information will be given as the details become available, according to the Brevard County Sheriff's Office. Homicide agents and Crime Scene Investigators are currently processing the scene for evidence and interviewing witnesses. This shooting incident appears to be isolated and all parties have been identified, investigators say.

Anyone with information about this Investigation is asked to please call Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Agent Don Reynolds at 321 -633-8413, or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477), you can also visit, or text ‘crimeline ’ plus your tip to CRIME (27463). All information to CRIMELINE is confidential and you may be eligible for a reward.

Photo credit: Brevard County Fire Rescue