Titusville Man Arrested After Shots Fired Outside Cheaters Cabaret In Cocoa Beach
By Space Coast Daily // October 31, 2017
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA – Cocoa Beach Police have arrested 23-year-old Alexander G. Irwin, of Titusville, after an armed disturbance Tuesday morning at Cheaters Cabaret on 5450 N. Atlantic Ave. in Cocoa Beach.
Officers responded to the adult entertainment establishment early Tuesday morning at around 12:50 a.m., regarding a report of shots fired in the parking lot, according Sgt. Manny Hernandez of the Cocoa Beach Police Department.
Police say witnesses reported that Irwin was involved in an altercation with other patrons, retrieved a handgun from an older white Ford Expedition, fired several rounds in the air and fled in the vehicle along with two other occupants.
“While on-scene, officers observed the alleged suspect vehicle driving in the area and conducted a traffic stop,” said Sgt, Hernandez.
“Irwin was driving the occupied vehicle with the previously described individuals and witnesses positively identified Irwin as the individual who had discharged the weapon, and was subsequently taken into custody without further incident. Evidence collected from the vehicle and at the scene corroborates the witness statements.”
Irwin was delivered to the Brevard County Correctional Facility on a No Bond status, charged with Discharging a Firearm in Public, Improper Exhibition of Dangerous Weapons or Firearms, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Possession of Ammunition by a Convicted Felon, and DUI.
Cocoa Beach Police say the investigation is still ongoing.
Anyone who may have information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Cocoa Beach Police Department at 321-868-3251.
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