Orange County homicide detectives released dramatic video of a fatal September home invasion that they said captures a killer on camera.
- Christopher Perkins killed last Sept. on Brampton Court
- Video shows 7 people breaking into a home
- Deputies hope video will lead to killer
“In most of our murders we don’t really have this kind of video where you can really see who we believe are the suspects going in and coming out," said sheriff's office spokesperson Jane Watrel.
The home surveillance video shows someone kicking in the door of a home on Brampton Court, off North Econlockhatchee Trail last September.
Investigators said seven people entered the home and held the people inside at gunpoint.
Christopher Perkins, 38, was shot and killed when he ran from the house. At one point the video shows people running out of the home. At least one of them has a gun.
“We are just hoping someone will help bring justice to the family of Christopher Perkins," Watrel said.
News 13 spoke to family members of the victim off camera. Some were even inside the house during the home invasion. They said Perkins was running to get help for his family when he was shot.
Bullet holes from the September shooting can still be seen at the home.
The sheriff's office said it held onto the video for four months as it exhausted every other investigative technique it had.
"(Investigators) have been trying to work with people," Watrel said. "There has been a lack of cooperation, and finally they’ve just said, you know what, let’s just put this out to the public and see if we can get these guys.”
They're asking people to identify the men in the video so they can find who killed Perkins. People can call Crimeline anonymously. There is a reward up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest. Call CRIMELINE at 800-423-TIPS (8477).