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Homicide

Post Date:06/08/2018 10:27 AM

RELEASED BY: LT SCOTT MOSTERT

CASE# 18-33579

Event: Homicide

Date/Time of Event: 5/28/2018 approximately 0304 hours

Location of Event: 3900 block Mt Carmel Lane

At approximately 0304 hours on May 28, 2018, the Melbourne Police Department communications center received a complaint of multiple shots fired in the 3900 block of Mount Carmel Ln.

At approximately 0337 hours another caller reported a male subject lying on the ground who was possibly a gunshot victim. Officers arrived on scene and discovered the subject was deceased. The subject Peter Okeye was killed by gunfire near the inter section of Canby Drive and Mount Carmel Lane. Okoye had just played a show at PinUps in Palm Bay under the stage name “DJ Showtime.” At this time, we are requesting anyone who may have relevant information about that evening please come forward.

The Criminal Investigations Division is currently investigating the shooting as a homicide investigation and are seeking to identify the person or persons responsible for the incident. Any witnesses to the incident are asked to contact the Criminal Investigations Division of the Melbourne Police Department at (321) 608-8477 or contact CRIMELINE at 800-423-TIPS (8477) or give a tip on-line. If your tip leads to a felony arrest you will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. .

Deceased:
Peter Jonathon Charles Okoye
B/M: 01/07/1986

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