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7Suspect Statemenst FingerTeen
In White Oak Brothers' Shooting
By LEW K. COHN playing Po'- and oet the lub btrotters
Staff Writer Befrt he went into the tar, Splawn said Dwas'i asked
S ned voluntary satr ntsrt o him to lad up his father's je sotgwi.
of . %gur s'='p-cts arrested in the shothigs tnd robbery cf Ranidelt Tuth eft the bar at 1:O a in. i 217 and
twoi Whi'teC tak bronwrs claim a Ki gc-e tin was the 'ward Tubb, Spiawa. Colsti ,Duraso and C.-a11 left.
: t ack wh rr f the H rht.s . tr .4 a shtrfo tme at fr thev T;bb rsdenoe in
dat .L, metCak, Siawn said.
MMCke Goil, I, Iigore, is tNeved tc av and4 Colston s-iC he sa w :he ade- shotgun in the firmr of
ki led andeil Clan Tubb, 3., White Oak, der:,: the the backseat near Durau and Got? as they went to the
cors" of a De- 27 robbery at TubVs resi&nce fif Sdary.. residence.
Lawtn F d. When they arrivt-3 Spiawa and Colstn went 1n1a
Tubb, who as<ho; in the uprr chest, wa pr& atr beninvited in byvEdward Tubb rkcrbr and mar:-
i ttunctd dead at the scene by Grtgg County PXreenat 3 juaha while ;ff and t4:o stayed ini the car. Splawn
Ju tip of Lh? Peace Vir ida Ba-w. said when Euraac ndGoff cnwm ins he ,uld e C- }had
Gdf also allegedly sot Edward le Tibb Jr., 41, the shotgun.
White Oak, in the uppr che but f 'elder Tubb Splawn said he told Dura ad Ct he di&'t want to
bot=ertsurvived and was tran crt4 tc d Snenrd be rt hcdr.g up the brothers and t p the house
I Medical Cerstcr in Lc ngview. i-fe wa;rel ; from the ort to cc i ckiwhenhe saw DurasoadEdward Tubb
S hospital De 29 fighting r 1l arrn.
! CGof is ch rged wih capital murder and attempted Rarn+ll Tutb was lying an the :alway vr fie - dwn
f Capital zrvjrder i connection withth(he sho tings when SpLawrn came back jn the hose and Spi awn pushed
Acti~ocrdirto statements by Samuel David Splawn, 12, Duraso ff Edward Tubb He told Haltley he rimem-
I bnbiflw in'ither suspc: W wiam Lyn Dfro, told cred telng EdordwTubb he was sory and he ddn't
-n i11 3 bit+?!d C t .i g ab Aut $S was s en fromone ct know the shootings w o,..ld happen.
the brothers a t: the shooting. Comston said as he was r ding a marijuana ji1nt, "I
Duraso,17, Kdgor, was aSo charged with capitaI heard a gung off in the hmuse. I boked up around and
-5urdler ad atte pted capital murder in the attacks. saw a spark from the gun.
,,laer "nd Timothy SQtt Colstn, 27. 6lsc of Long- "I blkied and saw who I believe was te boy with the
i w, tve been chargAd with agravatfd rvbbei-y and pny tails in his hair holiing the gua. The man w ho was
band was Sot at $3VQ1A on each dn-ereant. already in the house when we arrived Randd2 Tubb)
pLa wni said he and (Clstcn drove arturd K gore the was laying on the fbor tear the hallway . h e
a-,ight tf e. 26 during ber with the other two men, Colston said Duraso and Goff raftoat of the hour
Wh1n Duraso su gsted beading t" the Choice's Club. both he and Splawn went back inside toY get the gut'.
j' smid, hz at t r? Arad e re ped, "doae people , a wts Splawn LO-ok Cohitten balk he with _hi n and COlston
+h0:1e zo y. He naho sd t - t aeft that af~trnoon. He said Duraso came to has ho and
riscus oncto the parkirig lot andjump un hi nato ge;t S told him "that Mickey (G mi shot. the one brother, and
r r~y,' plawnthen the other attackd h m andaer they wtruggledi,
Gistgn told Gregg County Investigator Mike Claton Mickey shot the second one.
one of the boys in the back seat said something like Is actually dN't see the shooting, bul Lynn later told
'Let's go to the bar, get a queer and roll him' me that Mickey was the one that shot both of them. Scott
Splauwnsaid he went into the club with Cchton as the (CoLtor) later told me that he heard two shots and Mick-
other two suspects waited outside. He and Colston began ey was holding the gun'
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