Bryson L. Jones, 25, Arrested After Discharging 30 Rounds, Wounding One Man During Shooting in Cocoa Village Parking Lot
By Space Coast Daily // March 12, 2022
Jones fled the scene in a vehicle, ignoring officers' commands to stop
COCOA POLICE: Several rounds struck a 24-year-old male victim who was taken to the hospital, but is expected to recover.
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA VILLAGE, FLORIDA – A 24-year-old man is in jail facing attempted murder and other felony crimes following a shooting that occurred in the downtown area of Cocoa Village in the early hours of Saturday.
According to Cocoa police, at approximately 1:59 a.m. Saturday, officers responded to the area of 17 Oleander Street after reports of a shooting.
“The investigation revealed there was a large physical fight that began inside Marino’s restaurant/bar involving several people,” said a Cocoa police spokesperson.
“Witnesses reported seeing a male, later identified as Bryson L. Jones of Jennings, Louisiana, shooting approximately 30 rounds into the parking lot.”
The Cocoa police spokesperson said several rounds struck a 24-year-old male victim who was taken to the hospital, but is expected to recover.
Jones fled the scene in a vehicle, ignoring officers’ commands to stop.
Jones was later located in the City of Rockledge, and after a brief foot pursuit with Rockledge officers, was taken into custody without further incident.
Jone was taken to the Brevard County jail without bond and is facing charges of attempted second-degree murder, attempted felony murder, shoot/throw deadly missile into dwellings, public/private business, and/or vehicles, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, discharging firearm in public, and resisting an officer.
Cocoa police officials said the investigation is ongoing.
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