Perry Shooting--UPDATE

By: La'Tasha Givens Email
By: La'Tasha Givens Email

Update-5/30
A Perry murder suspect is caught.

Issac Jackson was arrested Saturday Afternoon in Thomas county.

Federal marshals alerted local agencies that Jackson was in the area.

A combination of law enforcement agencies from south Georgia and Florida nabbed Jackson on Highway 84 and Highway 19.

The Florida fugitive task force assisted Thomas county investigators in bringing him in.
Jackson is being processed at the Thomas county jail.

Check back with wctv.tv and Eyewitness News at 11pm- Weekend Edition for more details on his arrest.
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Updated 5/26 6:00 p.m.

Two shooting suspects accused of killing one man and wounding another are still on the run.

The two Perry men are considered to be armed and dangerous.

Those men are Rufus Lee, Jr. and Issac Jackson, III.

Only stopping in her beauty salon for a moment to pick up an item, Perry resident Lemetris McBride is afraid to open for business while police are trying to hunt down 30-year-old Issac Jackson, III and 24-year-old Rufus Lee, Jr.

They are accused of killing her close friend, 19-year-old Henry Hughes.

McBride said, "He just never did anything wrong to anybody. He might've done some things but it's never been to hurt or harm anybody. He's always been a happy go-lucky child. All in all it wasn't worth him losing his life for."

Hughes died Monday night inside of Daddy's Place on the corner of highways 19 and 98.

Police say Jackson and Lee walked into the barbershop after 5:00 and shot him.

Officers say another man was shot once and survived.

Perry resident Ronnie Thompson said, "It's not really a surprise but it's a shock at the moment for something like that to happen--two people at the same time. We're not like Miami. But, it's just stunning."

Police say the incident appears to be a robbery.

"Now it got me thinking if I can work all day to make money, then at the end of the day night somebody comes wanting to rob me, kill me, leave my four kids without a mother over a couple of dollars; it's not right. We're not safe in our own community." Said, McBride.

Police say Jackson and Lee are armed and dangerous, which is why the community is upset because both suspects are known to have violent criminal records.
Authorities are protecting his identity of the shooting survivor right now, but he was brought to a hospital in Tallahassee.

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A shooting in Perry left one person dead and another injured. The shooting happened around five o'clock today on the corner of highway 19 and highway 98 in Taylor county inside Daddy's Place, barber shop.

Henry Hughes was shot and killed. Police are currently looking for Rufus Lee and Issac Jackson. The suspects are considered armed and dangerous.

We'll have more details as they become available.
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The Florida Department of Law Enforcement confirms that at least one person is dead and another is injured after a shooting at the corner of Highway 19 and Highway 98.

It happened around 5:00 Monday evening in Taylor County. Both Perry police and FDLE are on the scene.

That is all the information we have at this time, but we have a reporter on the way and we will continue to update this story as more details become available.


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