Suspect ARRESTED for First Degree Murder

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Suspect ARRESTED for First Degree Murder

Time:          11:18 am
Location:    100 block of Urquhart Street, WPB

Deputies responded to shots fired in the 100 block of Urquhart Street, WPB.  Upon arrival deputies found a vehicle crashed into a residence and an adult male deceased.

Further investigation determined that the deceased (name withheld due to Marsy’s Law) fired several shots in the neighborhood before leaving the area. No one was struck by gunfire.  The suspect, Brandon Cowins, DOB: 12/22/95, became extremely upset fearing his family was in danger got in his vehicle and followed him.  Catching up to the subject (deceased) Cowins struck the deceased intentionally with his vehicle, then lost control of the vehicle and hit a residence in the 4200 block of Sanders Drive, WPB.

Brandon Cowins was arrested and charged with First Degree Murder.  He was transported to the PBC Jail where he will held on NO Bond.

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