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911 Call In Kleber Shooting Death

New details about a Florida man shot and killed at his son's Greenville apartment Sunday morning.

We have the 911 call 25-year-old Kevin Kleber made after his father, 55-year-old Roy Kleber, was shot and killed. It's a shooting police say the younger Kleber now admits to, after first saying a black man did it.

Kevin Kleber sounds emotional and out of breath as he calls 911 for help shortly before 7:00 a.m. Sunday. That help arrived within minutes, but Roy Kleber was already dead.

Dispatcher: "Pitt county 911?"

Kleber: "A man just entered my apartment and shot my father."

Dispatcher: "Is he breathing, check for me, is he breathing?"

Kleber: "I don't think so. Oh god."

The dispatcher sent police and an ambulance to Kleber's University Park apartment on East 10th street. Kleber told police his father was there helping him move out.

Dispatcher: "Is the assailant still nearby?"

Kleber: "Uh no. He went out (unintelligible)."

The dispatcher gave instructions to start CPR. Within minutes, help arrived and the phone went dead.

So far, Kleber is only charged with obstruction of justice while authorities continue to investigate and consider other charges. He was released on a $50,000 bond and has his next court appearance is April 14th.

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Greenville police say a son fabricated a story that another man shot and killed his father early Sunday morning. Chief William Anderson says Kevin Kleber has admitted to shooting his dad.

So far they have charged Kleber with obstruction of justice.

55 year old Roy Kleber was found fatally shot in the neck Sunday morning at University Park Apartments in Greenville.

Anderson says the son will face additional charges, but that their investigation is on-going. He told reporters that it has not been determined if the shooting was an accident or not. Police did say there were two shots fired from the son's 9mm handgun.

The chief says they have to determine a motive before figuring out what charges he'll face. Anderson says they will also consult with the district attorney before filing those charges.

The arrest warrant for obstruction says Kleber gave false information to police as they investigated his father's robbery and homicide. It says Kleber knew the information was false and that he committed "deceit and with intent to defraud the Greenville Police Department."

Kleber says he saw three men in the apartment parking lot early Sunday morning and one of them came into his apartment and shot his dad. On Monday, police released a composite sketch of a black man, based on the description given to them by Kleber.

After getting charged with obstruction of justice, which is a felony, Kleber was released on a $50,000 bond.

Kleber is a former East Carolina University student. ECU says Kleber enrolled twice, in the fall of 2004 and then again in the spring of 2007. School records show he intended to be a biology major, but never graduated from the university.



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We could learn some new information Thursday into the murder of a man in Greenville over the weekend.

Greenville Police say 55-year-old Roy Kleber of Florida was shot and killed at apartment 3-H at University Park apartments Sunday morning as he helped his son pack up to move.

Police have released a composite sketch based on information given to them by Kleber's son, Kevin.

Greenville police plan to hold a news conference Thursday morning regarding Roy Kleber's death.

Stay with WITN and witn.com for updates.

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Police have released a sketch of a murder suspect who they say gunned down a father as he was helping his son move.

Roy Kleber was shot early Sunday morning at University Park Apartments. Police say Kleber's son, Kevin, told police that he saw three men in the apartment's parking lot and one of them came in, uninvited. A fight began and the elder Kleber was shot.

Police say the shooter is a black man with light complexion with acne scar, in his early 20's, 6'0" to 6'2" tall, wearing a white shirt under a "puffy" heavy coat with a black wrap on his head.

Anyone that may have seen the man, accompanied by two other men in the area of 10th & Elm Streets or the 1100 block of E. 10th St. late Saturday night or early Sunday morning should contact the Greenville Police Major Crimes Unit at 252-329-4372.


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Greenville Police say they found a 55-year-old man dead with an apparent gunshot wound Sunday morning at University Park Apartments.

According to police they responded to a call of a person that had been shot at 6:50 a.m. at 1112 East 10th Street Apartment 3H. When officers arrived they found 55-year-old Roy Kleber of Florida dead.

Detectives along with Forensics Specialists with the Greenville police department responded to the scene and continue to investigate and gather evidence.

Neighbors tell WITN that Kleber was helping his son who lived in the University Park Apartments move out.

No further information has been released.

Anyone with information related to this case is asked to contact the Greenville Police Department at 252-329-EYES (3937) or Pitt/Greenville Crimestoppers at 252-758-7777 or by texting “PITTGV” and their information to 274637.

Pitt-Greenville Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case.


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