Second suspect in deadly Thanksgiving shooting arrested

Police said detectives were able to determine Gerald Pinkston was living at 320 Dunbar Lane and was at the home just before 1:00 a.m.

Posted: Jan 27, 2019 8:53 AM
Updated: Jan 28, 2019 8:21 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - Police arrested the second suspect in a deadly Thanksgiving shooting early Sunday morning in Fort Wayne. 

Police said detectives were able to determine Gerald Pinkston was living at 320 Dunbar Lane and was at the home just before 1:00 a.m. 

Detectives surrounded the house and ordered Pinkston to come out. 

At first he refused, but after officers deployed a distraction device, Pinkston came out and was arrested. 

Pinkston is currently at the Allen County Jail where he is facing a domestic battery charge and three counts of murder. 

22-year-old Kameron Joyner was arrested the Friday after Thanksgiving in connection to the shooting. 

Joevonn Johnson, 21, Colton Messmer, 20, and Tracey Andrews, 21, died in the shooting in the 6100 block of Downingtown Drive.

Police believe Joyner and Pinkston were there to buy marijuana. 

 Two other people were shot during the incident, but survived. 

A jury trial is set for Joyner on August 13th. 

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