Cocoa Shooting Victim Goes To Fire Station For Help

By  //  December 9, 2013

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SECOND VICTIM TREATED AT WUESTHOFF

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Cocoa Police Department responded today at 2:40 p.m.today to a call that a shooting victim was at Cocoa Fire Station 2, according to Officer Barbara Matthews of the Cocoa Police Department.

The Cocoa Police Department responded today at 2:40 p.m.today to a call that a shooting victim was at Cocoa Fire Station 2, according to Officer Barbara Matthews of the Cocoa Police Department.

The Cocoa Police Department responded today at 2:40 p.m.today to a call that a shooting victim was at Cocoa Fire Station 2, according to Officer Barbara Matthews of the Cocoa Police Department.

Upon arriving at the scene, police officers met with the victim, Steven Jackson, 25, of Cocoa.  Jackson told police he was walking north in the 800 Block of Fiske Boulevard when he was shot by an unknown assailant.

After being shot, Jackson continued walking north for about 100 yards when a friend picked him up and took him to the fire station. He was then airlifted to the hospital.

A second victim, Derreck Waters, 40, of Cocoa drove himself to Wuesthoff Hospital with a gunshot wound to his hand. The hospital informed the police that Waters had walked in for treatment for a gunshot wound.

A police investigation determined that just prior to the shooting, a fight had occurred in the area.

Officers have interviewed both victims and the investigation is continuing.

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