FORSYTH, Ga. — Three Macon teenagers affiliated with a gang were arrested in a double shooting and robbery that left two men dead last week, the Monroe County sheriff said Monday.
Marquez Martin, 19, and Jordan Maxwell, 18, were taken into custody along with a 16-year-old girl, Sheriff J.C. Bittick said. A 17-year-old boy has also been charged but not arrested.
The Associated Press typically does not identify juveniles charged with crimes.
Authorities have said Russell Jacobs, 36, and Pittman Woods, 40, were found dead at their house on May 7.
The suspects gave the victims a ride to their house after their truck broke down, Bittick said. Authorities said surveillance footage from a gas station showed the victims talking with one of the suspects before leaving with them in a silver Pontiac Torrent.
When they arrived at the victims’ house, Maxwell asked to come inside for something to drink and the men were both shot in their heads, the sheriff said. The suspects stole electronics from the home, including a television set, a computer and cameras, Bittick said.
The teens are affiliated with a gang MOE — which stands for “Money Over Everything.”
Bond has been denied for both men and the teenage girl, who was being held in the Macon Regional Youth Development Campus.
It was unclear if they had attorneys.