An Officer Involved shooting occurred on Sunday, December 26, 2021 at approximately 7:20 p.m. in the 1500 block of Gayle Ave. Titusville.
Officers responded to the area shortly after 7:00 p.m. after a 911 call reported a woman was being violently assaulted by a male suspect in the roadway. The first officer on the scene spotted a suspect. The suspect initially fled on foot, but then engaged in a physical altercation with the officer. The officer discharged his firearm and the suspect was struck.
The adult male suspect was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) responded to the scene and is conducting the investigation into the shooting.
Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to process the evidence at the scene.
The Titusville Officer involved in the shooting was not injured. He has been placed on Administrative Leave.
No further information will be released at this time until the conclusion of FDLE’s investigation.