Second Suspect Sought In Murder Of Robert Lee Price

By  //  August 8, 2014


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BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA — Cocoa Police are offering $5,000 reward for Antonio Michael Hilton, the suspected second shooter in the murder of Robert Lee Price.

Image courtesy of Cocoa Police Dept.
Image courtesy of Cocoa Police Dept.

On July 9, Robert Lee Price was shot and killed outside the residence located at 131 Aurora Street. Police arrested Dontavius Grimes and have now identified their second shooter.

According to Cocoa Police public information officer Barbara Matthews, witnesses observed the vehicle stop and Grimes exited the vehicle with a chrome-plated firearm and approach Price.

According to Matthews, Grimes told the victim to “talk your [expletive] now,” shot Price multiple times. Price tried to get away from Grimes but Grimes continued to shoot at Price.

According to Matthews, Grimes and Antonio Michael Hilton stood over Price as he was on the ground, leaning against a vehicle.

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Price said to both suspects, “Why are you all killing me?”

Grimes then looked at Hilton and stated, “Now you get some of that!” Hilton then raised his firearm and shot Price multiple times, continuing to shoot until Price fell to the ground.

Hilton then leaned down over Price and shot Price again several more times.  Both suspects then returned to their vehicle and left the area.

Police suspect Hilton to be armed and dangerous and ask that the public not approach Hilton but call police 321-639-7620 – prompt “4” or Crimeline if you know where to find Hilton.  Crimeline is offering up to $5,000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest of Hilton.  

Police believe Hilton could be hiding in Brevard or Orange County or possibly Atlanta, Georgia. Police have a warrant for Hilton’s arrest for 1st degree premeditated murder.