Cocoa Council writes letter to prosecutor ruling on teen shooting case
The Cocoa City Council has written a letter asking them to update the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s investigation into the shooting of two teenagers.
COCOA, Fla. – – Cynthia Green burst into tears at Cocoa City Hall on Tuesday night. She asks justice for her son Sincere Pierce.
“I’m sorry, I’m sorry I’m going to break down and I know it,” Green said at a city council meeting when she repulsed tears.
Investigators said he was one of two teenagers who were shot dead by a deputy sheriff from Brevard County last year. The case has been investigated by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and is now in the hands of the prosecutor.
“I haven’t heard from the sheriff’s department, I haven’t heard from the cocoa police. Nobody has spoken to me to date,” said Green.
“When I saw her last night, I could tell it hadn’t gotten any easier for her,” said Councilor Lavander Hearn.
In response to their requests, Cocoa City Council decided to write a letter asking them to update the case. Councilor Lavander Hearn said the letter will be drafted and reviewed this week.
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“Basically, as I understand the letter, we ask the prosecutor for some response and transparency. Not just with family, but with the city,” Hearn said.
Green is waiting for the prosecutor to decide whether or not to prosecute the case.
“I’ll get justice, I’ll get it,” said Green.
Prosecutors say they are still investigating.
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