Cocoa Police Identify Dead Shooting Victim, Locate Person of Interest
By Space Coast Daily // May 27, 2015
UPDATE: May 27, 2015 – 11:10 a.m.
Cocoa police have identified James Edward Brundige, 62, of 3823 Kennedy Circle in Cocoa as the victim who died this morning from apparent gunshot wounds in the 1000 block of N. Fiske Boulevard.
Cocoa police are trying to locate the woman pictured above, who is a person of interest in connection with the case, according to police.
According to the Cocoa police, investigators know the pictured female was with victim at approximately 3 a.m. at the 7-11 on Dixon Boulevard in Cocoa.
Investigators are currently interviewing possible witnesses.
If you know this female person of interest, or know where she can be located, please call the Cocoa Police Department at 321-637-6333 or Crimeline at 1-800-423-tips (8477). Investigators need to speak with her.
Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact the Cocoa Police Department or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-tips (8477).
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ABOVE MAP: Cocoa police have identified James Edward Brundige, 62, of 3823 Kennedy Circle in Cocoa as the victim who died this morning from apparent gunshot wounds in the 1000 block of N. Fiske Boulevard.
ORIGINAL STORY: May 27, 2015 – 7:45 a.m.
One Man Dead, Cocoa Police Investigate Early Morning Shooting
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – The Cocoa Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man dead about 4 a.m. on Wednesday in the area of the 1000 block of North Fiske Boulevard.
Cocoa police received calls of shots fired, and when officers responded to the scene, they located a car that had struck a fence, but no one was in the car.
According to Barbara Matthews of the Cocoa Police Department, officers found a blood trail and followed it north to the area of North Fiske Boulevard where they located an unresponsive man with obvious trauma.
Rescue personnel responded but the victim was pronounced dead on scene.
Investigators are working to positively identify the male and notify his next of kin.
Police are interviewing people in the area and are asking anyone who heard or saw anything to contact the Cocoa Police Department at 321-639-7620.