Man shoots, kills 2 inside Palm Bay home, police say

Police investigate double fatal shooting

PALM BAY, Fla. - A man says he shot and killed two men in self-defense during an altercation inside a Palm Bay house, according to police.

Stephen Wright, 23, shot 26-year-old Sean Pino and 21-year-old Dylan Kane, both of whom died at the scene, according to Palm Bay police.

Dispatchers received a 911 call around 1 a.m. from Wright, who said he shot two men during an incident at his home on Thuringer Street.

According to Palm Bay police, Pino and Kane went to the home for an unknown reason and a disturbance occurred.  

Wright claims the duo, armed with an unknown weapon -- possibly a metal pipe -- forced their way into the home and became extremely aggressive, police said.  Wright said he shot the men in self-defense, according to police. 

Palm Bay police detectives continue to investigate the circumstances that led to the shooting.

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