Greenville
9:18 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Indictments given for Broadview Street shooting, robbery

Two local men have been indicted on multiple charges involving a reported January robbery/shooting incident in Greenville.

The indictments against Christopher Stephen Martin and Anthony Tyrone Davis Jr. were among 78 charges returned Friday by the Hunt County grand jury.

A total of 16 of the indictments were returned sealed, pending the arrest and arraignment of the person or persons named in the documents.

Martin, 31, and Davis, 21, both from Greenville, were charged in connection with a robbery and shooting at a residence in the 2500 block of Broadview Street in Greenville. Both remained in custody in the Hunt County Jail Friday evening.

Martin received two indictments for aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon and two indictments for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Davis received two indictments for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

All of the indictments returned and made public Friday allege Martin and Davis acted together.

Martin is alleged to have used a weapon while in the course of committing theft against two individuals and to have used a firearm while in the course of threatening and/or shooting two people.

Davis is alleged in the indictments to have used a firearm to threaten and/or shoot two people.

Martin was arrested shortly before 1 p.m. January 15 by the Cumby Police Department for evading in a motor vehicle. Martin was being sought for questioning following the shooting on Broadview Street about one hour earlier.

Davis was arrested in Cumby by Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputies as a result of exiting Martin’s truck and attempting to flee on foot. After a search, Davis was located and arrested by the Cumby Police Department and Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputies.

The aggravated robbery charges are first degree felonies, punishable upon conviction by a maximum sentence of from five to 99 years to life in prison and an optional fine of up to $10,000.

The aggravated assault charges are punishable by a maximum sentence upon conviction of from two to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000.