The Hopkinsville-Christian County Violent Crimes Task Force arrested three suspects in connection with an October 2018 shooting on Grenville Road, on July 9 and 10, according to a Hopkinsville Police Department press release.
On July 5, investigators with the task force reportedly obtained indictments for Chamarcus Joyce, Jakwantrial Joyce, Monquayvious Mason, and Deaerion Downey on charges of first-degree wanton endangerment for their alleged involvement in the shooting last year.
Task force members arrested Chamarcus and Jakwantrial at their home on July 9. On July 10, Mason turned himself in for his alleged involvement at the Christian County Jail, the release stated.
However, Downey is still at large and the task force is asking for help in locating him. The task force and HPD are asking anyone who has information regarding the whereabouts of Downey to contact HPD at 270-890-1300, or submit an anonymous tip through our Crime Stoppers number at 270-887-TIPS (8477).
The Hopkinsville-Christian County Violent Crimes Task Force is comprised of members from HPD, Christian County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky State Police, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI).
This information was obtained through police, police reports or the Christian County Jail. Readers are reminded that a charge is only an accusation and everyone is entitled to the presumption of innocence until proven guilty in a court of law.