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More warrants issued in Waterman Street shooting

by Gazette Staff | September 13, 2023 at 11:00 p.m.
Dertavious Cain, from left, and Brandon Jenkins

TEXARKANA, Texas -- Police have obtained two more arrest warrants in connection with a shooting on Waterman Street.

In addition to the three men identified last week, police are also looking for Brandon Jenkins, 30, of Texarkana, Arkansas, and Dertavious Cain, 24, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, for felony engaging in organized criminal activity (aggravated assault).

Anyone who knows their whereabouts is asked to call TTPD at 903-798-3116 or Texarkana Area Crime Stoppers at 903-793-STOP.

Verlon Owens Jr., 28, of Texarkana, Arkansas, and Pine Bluff residents Asontea Collins, 20, and Lakentae Ford, 20, are also wanted on charges of engaging in organized criminal activity (aggravated assault), according to TTPD.

Ford is recovering in a local hospital from wounds he received during the exchange of gunfire at a house in the 300 block of Waterman. He will be arrested when he is released, police say.

Police consider the suspects to be very dangerous.

On Aug, 29, police responded to the report of a shooting and found three men inside the house who had been shot. Two of them were in critical condition. Detectives think the victims were targeted by the suspects.

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