Cocoa Man Surrenders to Police After 8-Hour Standoff with SWAT Team on North Carolina Avenue
By Space Coast Daily // April 2, 2023
suspect identified as 27-year-old Raekwon Glover
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – Cocoa police officers have arrested 27-year-old Raekwon Glover, a suspect involved in a shooting late Saturday night after barricading himself in a home on North Carolina Avenue.
A police spokesperson said Glover is facing charges involving Grand Theft Auto, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Violation of Probation, Shooting/Throwing Deadly Missile into Dwelling, Improper Display of Firearm, and Criminal Mischief.
The incident began when just after 9 p.m. on Saturday, officers responded to a reported shooting in the 500 block of N. Carolina Avenue.
According to the victim, the suspect fired shots inside the residence and then stole the victim’s vehicle. A short time later, at approximately 8 a.m. Sunday, officers located the vehicle back at the home where the incident began.
Officers were able to secure the victims, two adult females who were not injured. Officers believed the suspect was still in the home and armed.
SWAT officers and the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad robot were called in to assist. The suspect was inside the home for approximately eight hours before officers managed to talk him into a peaceful surrender.
There were no injuries reported by authorities.