Victim in Cocoa shooting near high school football game dies – Mims Florida

Davante Isaiah Brown, 22, of Rockledge, was pronounced dead at the hospital just before 10 p.m. Friday

 

COCOA, Fla. – A man shot near Cocoa High School on Friday night died less than an hour after the shooting, according to the Cocoa Police Department.

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The shooting took place on the 1800 block of Rosetine Street, officials said. The victim was identified Saturday afternoon as Davante Isaiah Brown, 22.

Police said they received a call at 9:11 p.m. about a man collapsed on a sidewalk in front of the baseball fields on Rosetine Street after a single gunshot was heard in the area. Brown died at 9:50 p.m.

A football game was taking place in the area Friday night.

Patrol officers and detectives are investigating the circumstances of the shooting.

Brown was a Rockledge resident, and police are asking that family members, friends or witnesses who might have information about the shooting or a possible suspect to call Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).

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