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Police: Three charged in shooting after teen wouldn't join gang

From left: John Harris, Jacque Jones and Davontae Harris
From left: John Harris, Jacque Jones and Davontae Harris(WKYT)
Published: Apr. 11, 2018 at 8:16 AM EDT
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Three men are facing nearly two dozen charges each after a pair of February shootings in Lexington.

Davontae Cobb, Jacque Jones and John Harris are facing charges including wanton endangerment and criminal mischief.

Court documents say Cobb and Jones fired shots into several homes on Hedgewood Court at two different times on February 28.

The first shooting was just after midnight. Police say a home was shot 19 times. Documents say it was in retaliation for a teen not joining the group's street gang.

The second shooting happened around 6:30 that night. Witnesses say they saw a group of people running down the street shooting.

Nobody was hurt either time. In the second shooting, multiple homes and vehicles were damaged. One bullet also hit a natural gas line, causing a gas leak which forced a building to be evacuated.

Court documents show that during the course of the shootings, a total of 14 people were in danger of being shot.

Harris' arrest citation says he used his grandfather's car to drive the accused shooters from the scene.

Fayette County District Court workers tell WKYT the case against Davontae Cobb has already been sent to a grand jury.