BCSO Arrest Suspect For Aggravated Battery In Cape Canaveral, One Man Shot

By  //  December 10, 2015

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The investigation found that a verbal dispute became physical involving the suspect, identified as 36-year-old William Richard Scott, of Cape Canaveral. (BCSO Image)

BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to Chandler Street in Cape Canaveral Tuesday when a report of a disturbance resulted in one person being shot.

The investigation found that a verbal dispute became physical involving the suspect, identified as 36-year-old William Richard Scott, of Cape Canaveral and an unnamed adult male victim, according to Cpl. Dave Jacobs of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.

The situation deescalated for a brief period.

However, as Scott began to leave, the victim began hitting Scott’s vehicle with his hands, according Cpl. Jacobs.

While sitting inside the vehicle, Scott fired one round from his handgun that hit the victim.

The victim was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

William Scott was taken into custody and charged with Aggravated Battery in reference to the shooting and was taken to the Brevard County Jail without bond.

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 incident
to please call Agent Chris Neel of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Canveral Precinct General Crimes unit (321)868-1113 or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477)

You can also 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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ABOVE MAP: The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to Chandler Street in Cape Canaveral Tuesday when a report of a disturbance resulted in one person being shot.


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