3 More in custody, 3 still at large after deadly Cahokia gun battle
By KMOV Web Producer
Demond Eckford, 27, has been charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. By KMOV Web Producer
Jerell Crumble, 27, has been charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. By Afton Spriggs
Aundre Vaughn, 19, has been charged with obstrution of justice. By Afton Spriggs
(KMOV.com) --Three more men have been arrested and charged in connection with a deadly shootout near Cahokia, Illinois.
The shootout happened on March 30, at a convenience store on Camp Jackson Road.
Damas Moore, 18, was shot during the gun battle and later died from his injuries.
On Tuesday police charged 27-year-old Demond Eckford, 27-year-old Jerell Crumble and 19-year-old Aundre Vaughn in connection with this case. Eckford and Crumble were charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. Vaughn was charged with obstruction of justice. All three men are being held in the St. Clair County Jail.
Investigators continue to search for three other suspects in this case.
22-year-old Marco Orr and 18-year-old Davonte Crawford have been charged but remain at large.
Both men have been charged with aggravated battery with a firearm and aggravated discharge of a firearm. Orr has also been charged with unlawful possession of a weapon of a felon.
Police are also still looking for 22-year-old John Harris. Harris has not been charged but is considered a suspect in this case.
All three suspects are considered armed and dangerous.
These suspects join several others who have already been arrested and charged in connection with the Metro-East gun battle. 28-year-old Terrion Willis, 27-year-old Travon Shaw, 19-year-old Carlos Boey and 20-year-old Anthony Garner were charged earlier this week.