Breaking News




Brevard County, Fl- The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 21-year-old, Justin Trayshod Weaver of Cocoa, in yesterday’s shooting incident that injured a 9-year-old, Brevard County child. Weaver was arrested last night. He was charged with Culpable Negligence Inflicting Harm, Culpable Negligence Exposure to Harm (5 Counts), Discharging a Firearm in Public, and Possession of Marijuana. He is currently incarcerated at the Brevard County Jail on $4000.00 Bond.

The investigation began yesterday afternoon after a 911 emergency call was received indicating that a child had been shot. Upon arrival, deputies learned that the child had been riding in a vehicle traveling southbound on I-95.  South of State Road 520 the passenger window shattered. The driver pulled off at the Fiske Boulevard exit.  Then, the driver realized that the child had received a wound to the head. The victim was airlifted from the scene to an Orlando hospital where he was released last night.

Deputies responding to the scene observed Weaver on the south end of Tucker Lane, Cocoa, with a rifle in his possession. The investigation revealed that he had been shooting the rifle on Tucker Lane when one of the projectiles struck the vehicle the victim was a passenger in, causing his injury, as well as superficial injuries to two other passengers from the shattered glass. It was determined that the shooting was accidental and Weaver did not intentionally aim at the vehicle. Weaver was also found to be in possession of marijuana.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to please call Agent Garrett Dewind of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office West Pct. General Crimes

Unit at 321-617-7306.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply is the scenic route to features, destinations, and Treasure Coast weather. Our site changes DAILY to highlight local trends in Real Estate, recreation, lifestyle, and tourism. This Portal is dedicated to community involvement. Our professionals take active leadership roles in efforts and causes to better the quality of life for Treasure Coast residents.

For General Information, News, And Tips Contact:






Does your business or organization need exposure? Of course it does!  Advertise on and between our Website, Facebook postings, and Linkedin followers, get noticed by over 1,000,000 visitors a month. Affordable and effective! Click Here

©2016 All Rights Reserved | Privacy Policy|Site Map

To Top
%d bloggers like this: