Three Arrested For Murder In Titusville Shooting

By  //  March 12, 2015

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Raymond Hagerty of Titusville shot twice, killed

Titusville police officers responded to a call Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. at 2197 Harrison Street because a man was armed with a handgun.

Three suspects, including one juvenile, were arrested early this morning after 24 year-old Matthew Raymond Hagerty of Titusville was shot and killed in his vehicle Wednesday, according to Titusville Police Commander Todd Hutchinson.

POLICE: Preliminary Investigation Revealed Victim Met Up with Suspects To Buy Drugs

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Three suspects, including one juvenile, were arrested early this morning after 24 year-old Matthew Raymond Hagerty of Titusville was shot and killed in his vehicle Wednesday, according to Titusville Police Commander Todd Hutchinson.

Todd Hutchinson

Todd Hutchinson

Arrested and charged with murder are Jeremiah Jermain Trice, 19, of 402 Canaveral Avenue in Titusville; Jiris Kelly 18, of 909 Gibson Street in Titusville; and a 15-year old male juvenile.

Jiris Kelly

Jiris Kelly

The incident occurred when Titusville police officers responded to 1165 Mockingbird Lane on Wednesday at approximately 2:25 p.m. for calls to dispatch about a suspicious incident.

“Officers located a tan, Audi sedan with a deceased man behind the wheel,” said Commander Hutchinson in a release. 

Police identified Hagerty of Dixon Avenue in Titusville, and also from the Ohio area, as the homicide victim.

According to police, surveillance video from nearby Gibson apartments, 1404 S. Deleon Avenue, captured three suspects running from the scene just before 2:25 p.m. (TPD image)

According to police, surveillance video from nearby Gibson apartments, 1404 S. Deleon Avenue, captured three suspects running from the scene just before 2:25 p.m. (TPD image)

According to police, surveillance video from nearby Gibson apartments, 1404 S. Deleon Avenue, captured three suspects running from the scene just before 2:25 p.m.

“Based on witness information, and video surveillance, Titusville Detectives and the SWAT team served search warrants at 909 Gibson Steet and 402 Canaveral Avenue in Titusville early this morning that produced physical evidence in this case,” said Commander Hutchinson.

According to police, the preliminary investigation revealed that the victim met up with the three suspects to buy drugs.

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The suspects arrived at the location with the intent to rob the victim. The victim was shot twice and died at the scene.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Titusville Police Department Detective Brian Crowley, at 321-567-3963 or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).

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ABOVE MAP: Titusville police officers responded to 1165 Mockingbird Lane on Wednesday at approximately 2:25 p.m. for calls to dispatch about a suspicious incident.

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ABOVE: According to police, these suspects are considered persons of interest in the death of Matthew Hagerty, 24, of Titusville, who was discovered dead in his vehicle by police at 2:25 p.m. on Wednesday. (TPD image)

BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – Matthew Hagerty, 24, of Titusville, was discovered dead in his vehicle by police at 2:25 p.m. on Wednesday.

TITUSVILLE-BREAKING-180-19According to the Titusville Police Lt. Matt Demmon, the department received a 911 call about a suspicious vehicle parked in an open lot next to a vacant house at 1165 Mockingbird Lane.

Officers responding to the scene and found Hagerty dead in his vehicle.

Investigators are on scene and are actively working this investigation and will provide any updates as the investigation continues.

CRIMELINE-580-2According to police, several suspects were seen running from the vehicle when the call was received. Witnesses described the suspects as three black males.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Titusville Police Department Detective Brian Crowley, at 321-567-3963 or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).

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ABOVE: According to police, these suspects are considered persons of interest in the death of Matthew Hagerty, 24, of Titusville, who was discovered dead in his vehicle by police at 2:25 p.m. on Wednesday. (TPD image)


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