Wanted man arrested in Thanksgiving triple homicide

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The man wanted by police in connection to a triple fatal shooting that happened on Thanksgiving in 2018 has been arrested. 

Detectives in the Homicide Division, Gang & Violent Crimes Unit and a USMS Task Force Officer were looking for 22 year-old Gerald Pinkston. 

They determined he was at a home in the 300 block of Dunbar Lane.

Detectives and Officers surrounded the house early Sunday morning, and ordered Pinkston out. At first, he refused to comply, but officers deployed a distraction device and he surrendered.

Pinkston was taken into custody without incident.

Kameron Joyner has already been charged with three counts of murder, two counts of attempted murder, and one count of criminal recklessness with a weapon in the triple homicide at the Downingtown Drive home located just south of E. Paulding Road and east of Lafayette St.

Joevonn Johnson, Colton Messmer and Tracey Andrews were all found dead in the house. Teryle King was found critically hurt, shot in the back and Kyle Wagner was found shot in the face near the front porch.

According to court documents, the shooting was the result of a robbery of someone dealing marijuana from the home. 

He is facing one charge of domestic battery and three counts of murder. 

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