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New arrests announced in Louisville club shooting

Source: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Source: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
JEFFERSON COUNTY, GA (WFXG) -

Darryus "Sergio" Jackson has turned himself in.

Jackson is currently in Jefferson County Jail in connection to the shooting at Club Apollo.

UPDATE: Two new arrests have been made in connection to the shooting at Club Apollo.

Octavius Hickson and Dalonte Tarver were booked into Jefferson County Jail around 4pm. An attorney for the pair, Max Hirsh, tells WFXG the men turned themselves in.

Investigators are still searching for Darryus "Sergio" Jackson.

UPDATE: A 12th suspect has been named in a fatal shooting in Louisville. Officials with the District Attorney's Office tell WFXG, Darryus "Sergio" Jackson is wanted in connection to the death of Ken Quarterman Jr. Three other suspects are now behind bars.

Lafayell Williams, Damien Simpkins and Shinique Flournoy have been charged with the murder of 23-year-old Ken Quarterman Jr.

Investigators are still looking for Octavius Hickson and Dalonte Tarver.

UPDATE: Gang members are believed to be involved in the deadly shooting that happened at a Louisville night club last Sunday, killing Kenneth Quarterman Jr. and wounding Charles Brown III.

"I wish it wouldn't have happened but that's life," said Jelisa Kelly of Louisville.

Friends and family are still mourning the loss of Quarterman, he and his cousin Brown were both gunned down outside of Club Apollo early Sunday morning.

"We are in the process of looking for five individuals; we have six individuals in custody," said District Attorney Hayward Altman.  

Eleven people in all are charged with Quarterman's death, investigators are still looking for Octavius Hickson, Damian Simpkins, Dalonte Tarver, Lafayell Williams and Shinique Flournoy. All of whom are believed to be gang members who have ties in Richmond and Jefferson County.

Investigators  believe it was drive by shooting, a shocking reality to a community because some say they have never felt unsafe.

"It's a club, you never know what you can expect at a club just like you never know what you can expect anywhere else that's not a club," said Kelly.  

At a news conference Thursday afternoon, the DA and the sheriff are desperately asking for the public's help finding suspects they believe are a major threat to the community.

"As the sheriff previously stated, it's an intense investigation," said Altman.  

If you have any information, please contact Jefferson County Law Enforcement at (478) 625-7538.

ORIGINAL: Officials in Jefferson County are looking for several suspects, on the run after a fatal shooting in Louisville.

Members of the Middle Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office and the Louisville Police Department announced new details today in the homicide of Kenneth Quarterman Jr. and the aggravated assault of Lewis Charles Brown III. Both men were shot Sunday morning, June 16th near "Club Apollo" on East 5th Street in Louisville.

Officials say the suspects wanted in the case have gang ties. Several suspects are behind bars today in connection to the shootings. Five suspects are still on the run. Investigators say Octavius Hickson, Damian Simpkins, Dalonte Tarver, Lafayell Williams, Shinique Flournoy are all wanted.

If you know where any of the suspects may be, call police.

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