Police Arrest Three in Connection to Jeff City Shootings
JEFFERSON CITY - Jefferson City Police have arrested three suspects in connection to Friday morning's shootings of a man and woman.
Police charged 18 year olds Terrance Jackson and Brandon Maresh of Jefferson City and 17 year old Charles L. Roark of Cole County with felony counts of first-degree assault and armed criminal action. Jackson was additionally charged with stealing a firearm.
The Jefferson City Police Department 9-1-1 Center received calls of shots fired in the 600 block of Ohio Street early Friday morning.
When officers arrived on the scene, they located several witnesses who told the officers that a drive-by shooting occurred around 4 a.m and that two people were shot. Witnesses gave a description of the people and the vehicle involved. Witnesses also said the two victims were taken to a Jefferson City hospital.
Jefferson City Police Detectives began an investigation. During the investigation the officers located the suspect vehicle in another area of the city. The officers then conducted a felony stop on the vehicle, and took the occupants into custody for questioning.
A shotgun was located in the suspect vehicle.
The two people who were shot, a Jefferson City male and female, are under treatment for moderate injuries as a result of gunshot wounds.
The wounds are not life-threatening. The investigation is continuing at this time.