Micco Man Charged With Second-Degree Murder for Deadly Shooting on Pine Ridge Trail
By Space Coast Daily // August 4, 2020
suspect identified as Leonard Crosta from Micco
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 68-year-old Leonard Crosta in connection with a shooting death that occurred on Sunday in Micco.
The shooting victim is identified as 67-year-old Robert Kennedy of Barefoot Bay.
Crosta was arrested on Friday after a warrant was issued by the Honorable Judge Nancy Maloney, charging him with Second Degree Murder with a Firearm.
Crosta was transported to the Brevard County Jail where he is being held on a No Bond status.
The investigation began on July 26 at approximately 8:30 p.m., when deputies responded to a report of a shooting on Pine Ridge Trail in Micco.
When deputies arrived, Kennedy was found inside a vehicle suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
Kennedy was transported from the scene to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Deputies located Crosta at the scene and found out he was in possession of a handgun.
The investigation determined that the two men had returned to the location after drinking at a local establishment.
While parked, a disagreement took place that ended with Crosta allegedly shooting Kennedy.
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