Suwannee Democrat

Home

May 15, 2014

3 face Easter shooting charges

Live Oak —

Three Live Oak men face charges for a shooting at an Easter egg hunt on Easter day, according to Live Oak Police Sgt. Justin Bates. 

According to Bates, Decroyo Green, 31, and Rossieq Jackson, 26, both of Live Oak, got into an argument behind African Baptist Church on Walker Avenue during an Easter egg hunt on Easter. The hunt was not sponsored by the church. The argument escalated into a physical fight. According to Bates, Aukeame Beasley, 24, Live Oak, then stabbed Green at which point the fight broke up.

As Green was fleeing the area, Jackson reportedly started shooting at Green from about 100 yards away. Green, armed himself, reportedly fired back at Jackson. The two were injured with an unknown number of injuries and transported to area hospitals where they both remain.

Bates said Green faces charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of cannabis. Jackson and Beasley, who also had a gun, face charges of attempted homicide and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. 

Beasley is still at large, according to Bates. 

1
Text Only
Local News
Suwannee Democrat
Sports
Jasper News

Mayo Free Press

Arrest Record
VIDEO

Features
Meetings
Opinion
AP Video
Entertainment
Must Read
Business Marquee
Election 2014
AP Video
Death Penalty Expert: 'This is a Turning Point' House Committee at Odds Over Obama Lawsuit Raw: MH17 Victim's Bodies Arrive in Netherlands Raw: UN School Used As Shelter Hit by Tank Shell Raw: Gunmen Attack Iraqi Prison Convoy Plane Leaves Ukraine With More Crash Victims The Rock Brings Star Power to Premiere Raw: Families Travel to Taiwan Plane Crash Site Arizona Execution Takes Almost Two Hours Gen. Odierno Discusses Ukraine, NATO at Forum Gaza Fighting Rages Amid Cease-Fire Efforts Mint Gives JFK Coin a Face-lift Creative Makeovers for Ugly Cellphone Towers Ariz. Inmate Dies 2 Hours After Execution Began Crash Kills Teen Pilot Seeking World Record LeBron James Sends Apology Treat to Neighbors Raw: Funeral for Man Who Died in NYPD Custody Migrants Back in Honduras After US Deports Israeli American Reservist Torn Over Return
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
House Ads
Facebook
Twitter Updates
Poll

The sales tax holiday is Aug. 1-3. Does this affect your back-to-school shopping?

Comes too late. Shopping's done.
Perfect timing.
Too early. Kids need supply lists.
     View Results