Peter Joseph Wayne Killed by Martin County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
SE Dixie Ross Street and Parkwood Drive
Mapping Police Violence:

The sheriff's office took a call about shots fired at around 4 a.m. The home of the person who called 911 reportedly was shot at by the suspect. The first deputies found a man shot. As they treated him, someone started shooting at the deputies. The deputies shot and killed the shooter, Peter Joseph Wayne, 57. Police said one of the gunman's initial victims, Joseph James Spellman, 54, was one of the two dead, but it's not explicitly reported if he was alive when police were present.

Agency: Martin County Sheriff's Office

Motive: shooting

Confrontation Type: Violent Crime

Service Call: Yes

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Peter Joseph Wayne

Death Date: March 24, 2021

County: Martin

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 57

Race: White

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: not fleeing

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