Two Charged With Cantonment Drive By Shooting

October 31, 2015

Two Escambia County are behind bars charged with a drive-by shooting in Cantonment.

The drive-by shooting occurred during the early morning hours of October 29. Shots were fired into a home in the 2400 block of Stacey Road. No one was injured during in the incident, but one home did receive minor damage when struck by gunfire.

Thomas Devontae Jackson, age 23 of Pensacola, and Christopher Bernard Staten, age 21 of Cantonment, were both booked into the Escambia County Jail Friday. Both are charged with felony firing a weapon into an occupied dwelling and with criminal mischief with property damage. They are being held on $600,000 bond each.

Further details, including a motive for the shooting, have not yet been released.

The Escambia County Sherriff’s Office said both are also wanted for questioning in a separate drive-by shooting.

Anyone with information on the crimes is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (850) 433-STOP or the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office at (850) 436-9620.


5 Responses to “Two Charged With Cantonment Drive By Shooting”

  1. Tongee Fountain on November 3rd, 2015 7:13 pm

    I know Thomas he was a good boy in school what Happened!

  2. Sam on November 1st, 2015 8:47 pm

    Of course they are innocent! The most innocent people you will ever meet are behind bars!

  3. tg on November 1st, 2015 7:12 am

    Better double the size of the new jail they are comming two at a time.

  4. David Huie Green on October 31st, 2015 6:01 pm

    “They are innocent! They should be looking for the real criminals for this crime. They shouldn’t have to suffer for someone else’s crime.”

    Get them released by giving the justice system the proof you have of their innocence and/or the REAL shooters.
    As long as they think they have the real criminals, they would be silly to keep looking elsewhere.

    David for justice

  5. Bob C. on October 31st, 2015 7:30 am

    Are the folks planning our new jail going to make it with enough cells & beds to take care of our “suspects” and inmates?

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