Second shooting suspect in custody


Texarkana, Texas Police have arrested Jimmy Jerome Dancer, 29, of Texarkana Texas, the second suspect in the homicide that occurred on North State Line Ave. on Saturday night.

According to police Dancer turned himself into officers at the Bi-State Criminal Justice Center Monday night.

Lee Lewis, Jr., 36

Another suspect, Lee Lewis, Jr., 36, of Texarkana Texas, was arrested shortly after the shooting.

Officers were dispatched to the Bay Wash at 4203 N. Stateline Avenue on Saturday night at 10:10 in regards to a shooting victim who was unresponsive. Officers arrived and discovered Tilford Barfield III, 25, of Atlanta Texas, laying on the ground with several gunshot wounds to his abdomen and legs. Barfield was transported to Christus St. Michael by LifeNet EMS, where he was later pronounced dead.

According to witnesses, a fight broke out at the car wash. As Barfield watched, he was shot several times. Lewis and Dancer fled the scene in a red Chevrolet Tahoe prior to officers’ arrival.

Both Dancer and Lewis are charged with Murder and are being held in the Bi-State Jail. Lewis’ bond was set at $500,000. A bond has not yet been set for Dancer.

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