SILSBEE, Texas — A 19-year-old was the third suspect arrested in the Silsbee shooting death of Jeremiah Grant, that took place earlier this month.
On Friday, June 18, shortly after noon, Silsbee police officers travelled to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital and apprehended Jacob Matthew Decuir.
Decuir was the second person that was critically injured from the shooting.
Decuir was placed under arrest for multiple charges including murder engaging in organized criminal activity, two counts of tampering with physical evidence, and unlawful carrying of a weapon.
Two individuals, Bryce Pfeffer, 20 and Emily Rannols, 19, are already facing murder charges in connection to the shooting death of Grant.
Initially, the two were only charged with tampering with evidence, felony possession of marijuana, and felony possession of a weapon.
Silsbee police believe the dispute, that left Grant dead and another person critically injured, was over drugs.
The fatal shooting took place Wednesday, June 2 around 12:30 a.m.
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From a Silsbee Police Department Press Release:
Shortly after noon, on Friday, June 18, 2021, Silsbee Police Officers arrested a third suspect in connection with the shooting death of Jeremiah Grant that occurred on June 2, 2021.
Silsbee Police travelled to CHRISTUS St. Elizabeth Hospital and apprehended 19 year old Jacob Matthew Decuir.
Decuir was placed under arrest for multiple charges: Murder Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity 2 counts of Tampering w/ Physical Evidence Possession of Marijuana Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon Decuir has been transported to the Hardin County Jail