POSTED: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 3:00pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 3:04pm
SHREVEPORT, LA (KMSS) — Authorities have taken into custody four men and one juvenile, two who have been linked to a shooting that seriously hurt a Shreveport man last month.
On February 15, officers stopped a car on the 2800 block of Jewella Avenue after receiving credible information that multiple shooting suspects were inside the vehicle. After pulling the car over, everyone in the vehicle was ordered to get out and arrested.
Detectives learned at least two of the men were connected to the shooting of Tristin Easter, 24, on the 3500 block of Ninock Street that happened on January 28.
During a search of the suspects' vehicle, authorities found two firearms and about a dozen individually packaged bags of suspected marijuana weighing about 17 grams. Four men, along with a 16-year-old juvenile, were arrested in the traffic stop.
Authorities revealed of the two weapons recovered, one had been reported stolen and the other possessed an obliterated serial number, according to the Shreveport Police Department.
Officers arrested Jacaray Roebuck, 19, Lamarquez Harris, 17, Emmanuel Harris, 19, Tavious Lane, 19, all of Shreveport and a 16-year-old juvenile. The suspects will are charged with Illegal Possession of a Stolen Firearm, Possession of a Firearm With an Obliterated Serial Number, Manufacturing and Possession of Schedule I Marijuana With Intent to Distribute, Taking Contraband Into a Penal Facility, Resisting an Officer and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor.
Both Jacaray Roebuck and Lamarquez Harris face additional charges of Attempted First-Degree Murder for their alleged roles in the shooting of Easter. All suspects, with the exception of the juvenile were booked into the Shreveport City Jail. The juvenile was booked in the Caddo Parish Juvenile Detention Center.