Victim Recovering Following Gas Station Stabbing
By Space Coast Daily // November 2, 2012
Titusviille Police Arrest Teen For Attack
BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – Police in Titusville have arrested a teenager for ruthlessly attacking a man with a knife in a gas station parking lot.
Titusville Police Detective Tyler Wright said officers were summoned to the Shell Gas Station at 1500 Harrison Street in Titusville about 7 p.m. Monday to investigate a stabbing there.
Arriving at the scene, police found a 22-year-old man suffering from a laceration and stab wound to his back.
“The actual attack occurred on the sidewalk east of the store, but the victim had to seek refuge inside the gas station,” Wright said.
The victim, whose name was not disclosed by police, was airlifted to Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne for treatment of his wounds.
He was able to identify his attacker as Equan T. Davis of Titusville, 15, and described the weapon used as a kitchen knife.
Detectives found Davis at his residence at 1190 Pine Valley Street and arrested him for the charge of attempted murder, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and violation of probation.
He is on probation for resisting arrest without violence.
Wright said the victim is in stable condition at Holmes Regional Medical Center.
Anyone in the community with information about this crime is asked to call Detective Wright 321-264-7811 or if they wish to remain anonymous, they can call CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477) and be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.