POSTED: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 5:24pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 6:05pm
Longview, Texas (KETK) — Longview Police are investigating two different crime scenes they believe are connected after a shooting left three people dead Sunday night.
The first being in a Denny's parking lot in the 3100 block of South Eastman Road. Officer Kristi Brian told KETK a body, later identified as Joey Hollister, 15, was found late Sunday afternoon. It is believed to be connected to a shooting just a few miles away in the 800 block of Beaumont Street, said Brian.
According to Carthage ISD, the victim was a student at their high school.
At 7:35 p.m., Gregg County Pct. 1 Justice of the Peace B.H. Jameson pronounced Anthony Anderson, 35, dead at a home in the 800 block of Beaumont Street.
Authorities were able to recover a handgun in the 1000 block of Lilly Street, which is one block away from S Eastman Road. Officials are working diligently to put the pieces together and solve the crimes.
Officials identified one of the deceased as Tavarus Christopher Glaspie, 35, of Longview. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital around 7:45 p.m. on Sunday.
Tavarus Glaspie (Courtesy: Facebook)
The Longview Police Department arrested JaCorey DeWayne Williams, 22, of Carthage, Monday on tampering charges. The suspect allegedly threw the recovered gun on Lilly Street from the getaway vehicle. He was released on $5,000 bond Wednesday.