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Three teenagers charged, arrested in connection to October Cochran shooting

All three face charges charges of malice murder, felony murder and several other charges.

COCHRAN, Ga. — Three teenagers have been arrested after a shooting in Cochran in October according to a press release from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. 

They say on October 29, police received a call about someone being shot at 112 Ell Street in Cochran around 11 p.m.. 

When officers arrived they discovered 24-year-old Kavontez Deshaveon Farrow aka Taz shot. He was taken to Bleckley Memorial Hospital where he later died. 

Investigators say Farrow was outside when he when he was robbed and shot. A gun was taken from him during the robbery. 

On Wednesday, the GBI announced that 16-year-old Dashawn Adams of Warner Robins, 17-year-old Kameryn Ke’mauri Mims of Macon and 19-year-old Taquez Mentrae Moore Jr. of Warner Robins were all arrested. 

All three face charges of malice murder, felony murder, 3 counts of aggravated assault, armed robbery, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, 7 counts of violation of the street gang terrorism and prevention act O.C.G.A. 16-15-4 (a), and 7 counts of violation of the street gang terrorism and prevention act O.C.G.A. 16-15-4 (b).

They were all arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service Southeastern Regional Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF) for the outstanding warrants.

The Cochran Police Department and Bleckley County Sheriff’s Office assisted with this investigation. Anyone with additional information about this investigation should contact the Cochran Police Department at 478-934-4282, the GBI Eastman Office at 478-374-6988, or non-emergency Bleckley 911 at 478-934-6282. Anonymous tips can also be submitted by calling 1-800-597-TIPS(8477), online at https://gbi.georgia.gov/submit-tips-online, or by downloading the See Something, Send Something mobile app.

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