BCSO, GAMEOVER Task Force Arrest Suspect In Connection To Deadly August Shooting

By  //  November 26, 2015

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The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 26-year-old Tracy Boother Jr. in connection with the August 11 shooting and death of George Dewey IV.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 26-year-old Tracy Boother Jr. in connection with the August 11 shooting and death of George Dewey IV.

Members of the GAMEOVER Task Force took Boother into custody Wednesday in the unincorporated area of Cocoa after a Judge issued an arrest warrant for Boother, charging him with Manslaughter.

Boother was transported to the Brevard County Jail where he is being held without bond.

Boother was involved in the altercation in the area of Venus Drive, unincorporated area of Cocoa, where gunfire was exchanged between he and Mr. Dewey, according Corporal Dave Jacobs of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.

After the initial shots were fired, Dewey appeared to have been injured and began to leave the area while being followed by Boother.

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Based on evidence at the scene, Dewey was fatally shot in the back as he retreated from Boother.

According to Jacobs, a shell casing was recovered in the area where the body of Dewey was located and laboratory tests conducted by FDLE confirmed the casing had been discharged from the firearm possessed by Boother.

Anyone with information is asked to contact CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous and can be eligible for cash rewards of up to $1,000 in this case.

Anyone with information is asked to contact CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous and can be eligible for cash rewards of up to $1,000 in this case.

The Sheriff’s Office is asking that anyone who may have information about this Homicide to please call Agent Wayne Simock of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit at 321-633-8413.

People can also call CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477), visit crimeline.org, or text ‘crimeline’ plus your tip to CRIME (274637).

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


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