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The 20-year-old suspect in the J'Ouvert morning shooting death of Tiarah Poyau was indicted Monday on charges of second-degree murder, the New York Post reports.

According to the report, Reginald Moise did not appear before Supreme Court Judge John Hecht for the hearing in Brooklyn, N.Y.


Last week at the festivities, Moise allegedly drunkenly shot Poyau through the eye at close range. The 22-year-old Poyau was a student at St. John's University.

Moise, the Post notes, has five prior, sealed arrests and could face up to 25 years to life in prison if convicted of killing Poyau. He has told investigators that he did not know that the weapon was loaded, claiming he was so drunk that he didn't know the shooting had occurred, authorities said.

Poyau's death was one of two during this year's J'Ouvert festivities. Police are still looking into the death of 17-year-old Tyreke Borel.


Read more at the New York Post.