Victim found shot to death near Mims home, deputies say

Male’s name, age have not been released

Brevard County Sheriff's Office patrol vehicle. Photo by Tyler Vazquez, Florida Today
Brevard County Sheriff's Office patrol vehicle. Photo by Tyler Vazquez, Florida Today

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A death investigation is underway in Brevard County after deputies discovered a male shooting victim near a Mims home, according to the sheriff’s office.

The fatal shooting was reported near Harry T Moore Avenue and Main Street around 10 a.m. Thursday.

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The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office said when deputies arrived, they found a male near a house off Main Street suffering from gunshot wounds.

The victim was taken to an area hospital, were he was pronounced dead, according to the sheriff’s office. The victim’s name and age have not been released.

Sheriff’s officials said agents were interviewing potential witnesses and collecting evidence to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident. No arrests have been made. 

Anyone with information about the death investigation is asked to call 321-633-8413 or Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS.