5 Teens Charged With First-Degree Murder In Shooting Death Of 24-Year-Old Moore Man


Friday, August 6th 2021, 5:06 pm
By: Brieon Sumlin


Five teenagers have been charged with first-degree murder, the Moore Police Department said Friday.

Four suspects are in custody and authorities are still searching for one suspect believed to be armed and dangerous.

According to the report, officers were called to a shooting at approximately 8:30 p.m. July 28 near 2800 Northeast 4th Street.

Investigators determined several people were at 24-year-old Marquis Devonne Hawkins’ home when a disturbance occurred.  

Police said at some point Hawkins was shot and killed.

Investigators took four suspects, identified as 18-year-old Decorion Tarnell Barnett; 16-year-old Kaden E’maura Jackson; 16-year-old Keyshawn Cantrell Jones and 16-year-old Benjamin Tilton Snell, into custody in connection with the crime.

Barnett, Jackson, Jones and Snell were all booked into the Cleveland County Detention Center on a charge of murder in the first-degree.

An arrest warrant has been issued for 16-year-old Tyron Leroy Williams.

News 9’s Feliz Romero will have more information Friday in the 10 p.m. newscast.