Sunnyvale Police Make Arrest in Peacock Lounge Homicide

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013  |  Updated 4:35 PM PDT
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Sunnyvale police report a break in the case of a bouncer who was shot and killed outside the Peacock Lounge in Sunnyvale over the weekend.

Sunnyvale police report a break in the case of a bouncer who was shot and killed outside the Peacock Lounge in Sunnyvale over the weekend.

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Sunnyvale police made an arrest in the weekend homicide at a popular night club.

Police said they arrest Steven Craig Bowie Jr. Tuesday night. He will be charged in the shooting death of a bouncer at the Peacock Lounge.  

Bowie, 25, was arrested on suspicion of murder for the death of  David Lucero, a San Jose man employed as a bouncer at the lounge, police  spokesman Capt. David Pitts said.

Lucero was shot once outside the establishment at 102 E. Fremont  St., and a club patron was slightly wounded during the incident, Pitts said. "It appears to be a typical bar-type altercation," Pitts said.

Sunnyvale police said Bowie, 25, was arrested at his home in San Jose without incident.

The homicide is the first in Sunnyvale this year.

Anyone with information about the June 9 incident should contact Detective Mendoza at Sunnyvale’s Department of Public Safety at (408) 730-7130 or leave an anonymous tip by emailing or texting to SVTIP@tipnow.org.

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