Man charged with murder after argument over dogs spurs deadly shooting in Cocoa, deputies say

Deputies with the Brevard County Sheriff's Office??were called out to the 300 block of MacArthur Circle in reference to a shooting.

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — A 34-year-old man was shot and killed in his front yard Tuesday evening after an argument between neighbors over a loose dog escalated, according to the Brevard County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies said Kaleb Bradford, 20, of Cocoa, and his neighbor Mark Hurst, 34, got into an argument over Bradford's dog running loose in the neighborhood off MacArthur Circle. Investigators said the argument turned physical.

After the men went their separate ways, deputies said Bradford went back to his home to grab a gun before coming back and shooting Hurst, who later died of his injuries at the hospital.

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Deputies arrested Bradford charging him with second-degree murder. He was transported to Brevard County Jail where he is being held without bail.