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Shots fired calls lead to discovery of homicide victim

Post Date:05/29/2018 9:50 AM


CASE #’S 18-33579

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 is identified as:

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

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 Crime Line at 1-800-423-8477.

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