New details released on Thanksgiving shooting

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) – More details have been released on the Thanksgiving night shooting in Fort Wayne.

Our partners in news at ABC 21 report the two men suspected responsible for the shooting, that killed three and injured two, targeted the home because it was allegedly used for dealing marijuana.

The shooting happened Thursday, Nov. 22, at a home in the 6100 block of Downington Drive.

Police were called to the scene just before 10:30 p.m. There they found one man near the porch of the home, suffering from a gunshot wound to the face. He was airlifted to an Indianapolis hospital where he remains in critical condition.

Police found three victims inside the home, who had succumbed to their injuries. They were later identified as Joevonn Johnson, 23; Colton Messmer, 21; and Tracey Andrews, 21.

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In addition to the victims, another man was inside the home, suffering from a gunshot wound to his back. He informed police the men responsible for the shooting where Kameron Joyner and Gerald Pinkston. He also told police that Messmer was selling marijuana out of the home.

Joyner was arrested around 1:45 a.m. Friday after police conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of E. Rudisill Boulevard and S. Clinton Street. He was charged with five counts of aggravated battery in court on Monday.

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Police are still searching for Gerald Pinkston.

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