New details in the deadly shooting of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes show that the suspects fired at the car by mistake. According to court documents, the suspects believed it was another vehicle. A tip led authorities to 20-year-old Eric Black Jr. who has been charged with capital murder in the shooting and a second suspect has been taken into custody.
Black appeared in court just before 5 a.m. Sunday. During court, it was revealed the suspects learned they had fired into the wrong vehicle after watching the news. After his court appearance, the state asked Black to be held without bail. Larry Woodruffe, 24, was also arrested as a second suspect in the case. Those sources said Woodruffe is believed to be the shooter.
BREAKING: @HCSOTexas has identified 1st suspect in #JazmineBarnes murder as Eric Black, Jr. 20. I can also confirm a 2nd suspect as Larry Woodruffe, 24 (below). He is believed to be the shooter. No connection to Jazmine or her family, per sources. https://t.co/wnaXDXVOO0 #abc13 pic.twitter.com/YsYvUSZX4g
— Jessica Willey (@ImJessicaWilley) January 6, 2019