Texarkana Police Continue to Investigate Weekend Homicide
The Texarkana Texas Police Department continues to investigate a homicide that occurred in the early morning hours of July 7.
At approximately 3:50 AM, officers were dispatched to a residence located in the 300 block of Brookwood Dr., in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival officers located 21 year old Tracy Fielding, of Texarkana, Texas and 59 year old Vickie Simpson, of Texarkana, Texas suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Fielding died at the scene as a result of his injuries. Simpson was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Both victims lived at the residence where the shooting occurred.
Detectives and Crime Scene Technicians were able to collect evidence from the scene. The investigation revealed 24 year old Jacarie Sims, 22 year old Dequlain Sims, and 18 year old Jacoby Johnson, all of Texarkana, Texas traveled to the 300 block of Brookwood Dr. to allegedly confront Fielding about a purchase of marijuana. When the three suspects arrived they entered into a verbal exchange with the victim.
At some point during the argument, Fielding displayed a shotgun. Sims allegedly fired multiple shots from a handgun striking both Fielding and Simpson several times. The three suspects then fled the scene in a black SUV. Detectives interviewed witnesses and were able to obtain arrest warrants for the three suspects.
The three suspects were located and arrested for Murder and Aggravated Assault. The suspects are currently booked into the Bi-State Jail, bond hasn’t been set. The weapon allegedly used in the shooting was recovered and placed into property as evidence.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about this homicide is asked to contact the Texarkana Texas Police Department at 903-798-3116 or Texarkana Area Crime Stoppers at 903-793-STOP.