Teen killed in possible accidental shooting, police say

COCOA BEACH, Fla. — Cocoa Beach police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened Friday night.

According to police, a Satellite Beach teen died of an apparent gunshot wound.

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Police said they responded to Cape Canaveral Hospital at about 11 p.m. in reference to a patient with a gunshot wound.

The investigation led to the 150 block of Cedar Avenue, where police believe the shooting occurred.

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Police said the shooting appears to be the tragic result of the mishandling of a firearm.

This is an active and ongoing investigation.

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If you have information relating to this case, please contact the Cocoa Beach Police Department at 321-868-3251.

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