Man fatally shot near Cocoa High School

22-year-old man identified as victim

COCOA, Fla. – A man shot near Cocoa High School on Friday night died less than an hour after the shooting, according to the Cocoa Police Department.

The shooting took place on the 1800 block of Rosetine Street, officials said. The victim was identified Saturday afternoon as Davante Isaiah Brown, 22.

Police said they received a call at 9:11 p.m. about a man collapsed on a sidewalk in front of the baseball fields on Rosetine Street after a single gunshot was heard in the area. Brown died at 9:50 p.m.

A football game was taking place in the area Friday night.

Patrol officers and detectives are investigating the circumstances of the shooting.

Brown was a Rockledge resident, and police are asking that family members, friends or witnesses who might have information about the shooting or a possible suspect to call Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).

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