Shooting targets SUV with 6 people inside, Titusville police say

TITUSVILLE, Fla. — A person is injured after a vehicle with six people inside was shot at, the Titusville Police Department said.


Police said they received a shots fired call around 10:30 p.m. Saturday for the intersection of South DeLeon Avenue and W.C. Stafford Street.

When police officers arrived at the scene, they found three adults, 2 juveniles and one infant in a white Hyundai Tucson SUV.

The passengers told law enforcement they heard multiple loud “thumps” in their vehicle at the time of the shooting, according to a news release.

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An adult passenger was injured by debris and taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

No one else was hurt.

Investigators said they believe the SUV was targeted in an isolated incident, and a suspect could have fired multiple shots from nearby.

Titusville Police said the suspect or suspects left before officers arrived.

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Detectives are still investigating the shooting and looking for more information.

Contact the Titusville Police Department at 321-264-7800 or submit an anonymous tip with Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS.

You may be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000.

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