Deputies search for gunman who shot, killed Cocoa man


BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - Brevard County deputies are searching for the man they said shot and killed Lavonte Ingram in Cocoa early Tuesday morning.

According to deputies, around 1:30 a.m. a large crowd was in a parking area on Lakeview Boulevard when a man came up to the group and fired a handgun in the direction of Ingram hitting him.

Ingram, 20, of Cocoa, was taken to Wuesthoff Hospital where he later died, investigators said.

Deputies said the gunman fled the area on foot.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Agent Wayne Simock of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit at 321-633-8413 or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).