24-year old Cierra Jackson was charged with the facilitation of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated assault, and vandalism and 26-year-old Martines Wright was charged with attempted first-degree murder, employment of a firearm during felony, reckless endangerment, and vandalism when the pair shot up a group in the street.
On May 7th around 5:30 p.m., officer were dispatched to 1290 Tyne Street where Vanessa Wright reported three windows in her home had been shattered by Cierra Jackson. Then at 6:30 p.m., authorities returned to the address and Wright’s son Jarvis Ewing told them his ex-girlfriend is Jackson’s sister Chaundreka Perkins. Ewing stated that Jackson had a rifle pointed at him when her boyfriend Martines Wright arrived and began pooping off shots. According to another affidavit, around 6:50 p.m. officers responded to 3674 Barron Avenue near the Tyne Street intersection where a large gaggle were involved in the conflict at 1290 Tyne. The report says that a male pulled up in a blue sedan and got out with two guns.
Cierra yelled “Martines, here they go!” to which the male with two firearms replied “Move Cierra, I’m finna shoot!” He opened fire on the large group and other property before fleeing in his car. A bystander created video footage showing the blue car to be a newer Hyundai Elantra, this aided in the identification of Martines Wright. Twenty-seven .223 casings and ten .40 casings were collected at the scene. Jarvis Ewing and his mother Vanessa Wright positively identified Cierra Jackson and Martines Wright from photo line-ups.
On May 15th, officers executed a search warrant on Martines’ residence located at 1582 Stribling Street. Martines was secured, the Elantra was located, and the search yielded a .223 rifle and a .40 handgun.
Cierra Jackson was arrested and charged with the facilitation of criminal attempted first-degree murder, aggravated assault, and vandalism. She is currently jailed in lieu of a $70,000 bond.
Martines Wright was arrested and charged with criminal attempted first-degree murder, employment of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony, reckless endangerment, and vandalism. He is currently jailed in lieu of a $100,000 bond.