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12 arrested for rash of neighborhood shootings

DECATUR -- Seven more people face charges in connection to a rash of shootings.
DECATUR -- Seven more people face charges in connection to a rash of shootings. Police say there were five shootings Sunday. In one case, a person was shot in the leg.

Five people were arrested earlier this week. Seven others have also been arrested and all face a variety of charges.

Police say the shootings were part of an ongoing fight between groups. The investigation also yielded seven illegal firearms. Police aren't saying if they think more people are involved.

Rico R. Anderson, 38
-Armed Violence
-Possession Stolen Firearm

Martez T. Cliff, 27
-Armed Violence
-Possession of Stolen Firearm

Steven J. Couch, 38
-Possession Controlled Substance with Intent/Deliver

Rakem C. Hill, 20
-Aggravated Discharge of Firearm
-Aggravated Battery w/Firearm
-Possession of Firearm by Felon

Elijah J. Muhammad, 22
-Aggravated Discharge of Firearm
-Aggravated Battery w/Firearm
-Possession of Firearm by Felon

Deandre M. Smith, 30
-Possession Firearm by Felon
-Poss. Controlled Substance with Intent/Deliver
-Unlawful Sale/Transfer of Firearm

Sharon K. Smith, 49
-Possession Controlled Substance with Intent/Deliver

Terail K. Smith, 32
-Possession Firearm by Felon

Brylin D. Turnbo, 26
-Armed Violence
-Possession Stolen Firearm
-Poss. Firearm w/Defaced Firearm Identification Markings

Vincent T. Turner, 27
-Armed Violence
-Possession Stolen Firearm

Darnell R. Whitfield, 30
-Armed Violence
-Possession Stolen Firearm

Jericha A. Yarbary, 25
-Possession of Cannabis with Intent/Deliver
-Various firearm offenses

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers. You can remain anonymous and may earn a cash reward.

Decatur & Macon County Crime Stoppers
(217) 423 - TIPS
https://www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=180
Text: DPD333 + info to CRIMES (274637)
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