Man, 20, shot, killed in Cocoa

Lavonte Ingram dies at hospital

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Lavonte Ingram, 20, of Cocoa.

COCOA, Fla. - A 20-year-old man was shot and killed early Tuesday in Cocoa, deputies said.

Lavonte Ingram, of Cocoa, was shot around 1:20 a.m. near Lakeview Boulevard, according to the Brevard County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies said a large crowd had gathered in a parking area when a man approached the group and began firing a handgun in the direction of Ingram, who was struck. 

Ingram was taken to a hospital and was pronounced dead, deputies said.

The assailant was last seen running from the scene.  A detailed description was not released.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS.

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