Titusville Man Shot Dead Inside Vehicle Near Knox McRae Drive and Jupiter Avenue
By Space Coast Daily // January 31, 2022
POLICE: shooting happened shortly after 8 p.m.
BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – Titusville Police have launched a homicide investigation after a man was found shot dead inside a vehicle near Knox McRae Drive and Jupiter Avenue.
Police say they responded to a report of shots being fired and a vehicle speeding in the area of Knox McRae Drive and Jupiter Avenue shortly after 8 p.m. on Sunday night, January 30.
According to Titusville Police spokesperson Amy Matthews, arriving officers found a vehicle at the north end of Jupiter Ave with a man found shot dead inside the vehicle.
“The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim suffered an apparent gunshot wound. A handgun, ammunition, and illegal drugs were found inside the vehicle,” said Matthews.
Titusville Police detectives are working on information that the victim was involved in a drug deal at the time of the shooting.
The identity of the victim will be released after his identity is confirmed.
Anyone with any information, in this case, can remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward of up to $5000.00 by contacting CRIMELINE at 800-423-TIPS.
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ABOVE MAP: Officers responded to a report of shots being fired and a vehicle speeding in the area of Knox McRae Drive and Jupiter Avenue shortly after 8 p.m. on Sunday night, January 30.