LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Five suspects in an attempted robbery at a home on O'Quinn Avenue Wednesday afternoon have been charged with aggravated robbery.
Those accused are Devante Cauley, 20, Quinn Jamal Trimble, 23, Xavious D'Quan Irvine, 20, Gervenski Jermaine Mack, 21, and Jerry Benard Williams, 27.
Lufkin Police officers took five suspects into custody following an attempted robbery at a home on O'Quinn Avenue Wednesday afternoon.
“It appears that all five will be charged,” said Lt. David Casper, a spokesman for the Lufkin Police Department.
Casper said after the victim arranged to sell a dog, the suspects arrived at the house in the 1000 block of O'Quinn Avenue and went inside. When one of the suspects allegedly pulled a gun, the victim struggled with him while he was drawing his own weapon.
Once the suspects realized that the victim had a gun, they fled the residence, Casper said. The victim and another man were able to catch one of the suspects and hold him while someone called the police.
“No one thought to lock the back door, and one of the suspects came back in,” Casper said. The suspect fired multiple shots into the residence. The victims released the other suspect, and they fled.”
LPD officers located the five suspects a few blocks from the home. Casper said the five suspects were taken into custody and transported to the Lufkin Police Department for questioning.