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5 arrested in Arkansas shooting that killed 1, injured 2; police believe 1 suspect died after being run over by fleeing accomplices

By Brandon Riddle

This article was originally published June 13, 2018 at 4:19 p.m. Updated June 14, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Five people have been arrested in connection with an Arkansas shooting that left one person dead and two injured, police say, and authorities believe one suspect died after being run over by his fleeing accomplices.

Officers were called around 7 p.m. Monday to a residence in the 1700 block of Sales Street in reference to shots fired, according to a news release from the Blytheville Police Department.

Three people were found shot at the residence, and one later died, authorities said. The victims had not been identified as of Wednesday afternoon.

While officers were on the scene, they were notified that another individual — later determined to be a suspect in the shooting — was taken to a nearby hospital. Police believe he died from injuries sustained by being run over by a vehicle as his accomplices were fleeing the scene.

Arrested in the case are Raymond Juneraick, 52; Randy Rocha, 22; Antonio Rocha, 28; Israel Rocha, 52; and Adam Rocha, 26.

Charges filed in the case include first-degree murder, first-degree battery, manslaughter, terroristic act and engaging in violent criminal group activity. It was not immediately clear what charges each suspect is facing.

Assisting in the investigation were the Arkansas State Police, Drug Task Force, Missouri Highway Patrol, Butler County sheriff’s office and Sikeston, Mo., Police Department Special Operations Group.

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susanc52 says... June 13, 2018 at 4:53 p.m.

Only in Arkansas can a whole family be charged with murder and most likely be guilty.
Good Grief!

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titleist10 says... June 13, 2018 at 6:33 p.m.

No discription- must be black

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GeneralMac says... June 13, 2018 at 6:44 p.m.

tirleist10.......does the sun rise in the east ?

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NWED111884 says... June 14, 2018 at 8:56 a.m.

Our eminent leader was quoted in headlines today, that " the USA and world can rest easier now that North Korea is no longer a threat".
A caution Mr. President. Don't count your chickens till they're hatched..
Sincerely, Ed Hancock

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dstorey1centurylinknet says... June 14, 2018 at 8:57 a.m.

Sorry guys.....the Rocha's are all Hispanic. What is it with the color of someones skin anyway. We are ALL God's children and we all fail!

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Nodmcm says... June 14, 2018 at 10:16 a.m.

Look at the white guys' crimes in the paper today. One white guy smothered his two-month-old baby. A couple other white guys raped and beat someone while trying to train that person to be a "sex puppy." No one race has a monopoly on sick crimes or wanton violence.

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GeneralMac says... June 14, 2018 at 10:45 a.m.

nodmcm.............statistics and percentages

Black compromise LESS than half the population of Little Rock, yet Blacks get their picture in THIS paper for committing the VAST MAJORITY of violent crimes in Little Rock.

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LR1955 says... June 14, 2018 at 11:29 a.m.

1) the crimes in this article are not in Little Rock
2) this paper is the ARKansas Dem Gaz
3) there was another white father arrested/charged w/ infantcide this week and several white child/underage girl molesters arrested this week
4) city crimes seem to be run of the mill, the rural areas & smaller towns seem to be where the wierd/pervy/ultra violent stuff happens.

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Nodmcm says... June 14, 2018 at 1:15 p.m.

GeneralMAC: What happens to our minds is that we see what we want to see. So perhaps you just see the black faces in the newspaper. But there are so many white ones, too. Just think, virtually all of the school shooters in America are white. Virtually all serial killers are white. Most of the men arrested and photographed for child pornography are white (I don't recall ever seeing an African-American charged with child porn). Why don't you check out a state like Montana or Idaho, where there are virtually no African-Americans. Are there no prisons in Montana or Idaho? Maybe they don't even have police there, right? We see what we want to see.

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