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Attempted Homicide Suspect Arrest

Post Date:02/19/2018 9:11 AM

CASE # MP18-9368

EVENT: Attempted Homicide Suspect Arrest      

DATE/TIME of EVENT: February 16, 2018 at 2:15 PM

LOCATION of EVENT: S. Babcock St/Atlantic Park Blvd

On February 16, 2018 at 2:15 PM, three violent suspects were taken into custody as a result of a joint effort from the Melbourne Police Department and the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office GAMEOVER Task Force.  

The GAME OVER Task Force was actively searching for the suspects after a violent stabbing incident sent one victim to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.  The incident occurred at Lizzy’s Restaurant in Melbourne, FL.  Detectives from the Melbourne Police Department’s Criminal Investigative Division were able to obtain arrest warrants for the involved suspects.  On today’s date, Agents with the GAME OVER Task Force observed a vehicle containing at least one suspect and conducted surveillance on the vehicle and its occupants until officers from the Melbourne Police Department could arrive to assist.  

A traffic stop was initiated on the vehicle which came to a stop in the parking lot of Keiser University located at 900 S. Babcock St.  A high risk stop was conducted on the vehicle and all five occupants were detained.  Investigation confirmed that three of the five occupants were the suspects in the stabbing incident and subsequently arrested on the active warrants for attempted murder.  Investigators spoke with the other two vehicle occupants and determined they were not involved in the stabbing incident and were released without any criminal charges.

The suspects arrested include:

Kinte Brooks   
DOB: 12/04/1998   
Charge: Attempted Murder

Tyriq Coger
DOB: 08/05/1999
Charge: Attempted Murder   

Zaquel Perry 
DOB: 01/30/2001
Charge: Attempted Murder

The Melbourne Police Department is currently investigating this incident and more information may be available at a later time.

If you have any information please call Crimeline: 1-800-423-TIPS (8477)

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