MAN ARRESTED IN FRIDAY THE 13TH MURDER – Jacksonville cops continue search for Dollar General and bank robbers

Posted on 20 September 2013 by Admin Arthia

KATRAVIS, RYAN

Katravis Forehand (pictured) has been arrested and transported to jail following his alleged involvement of the Friday September 13 shooting of Joe Nimmons.

According to reports police responded to 5829 Christobel Avenue in reference to a person shot. Upon arrival the victim, Nimmons was located on the floor of the residence, unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds following an argument while gambling with Forehand. He also allegedly shot another man, Andre Bell. .

Forehand was identified via photospreads by multiple witnesses. He is charged with murder and attempted murder. He was surrendered to the JSO invoked his right to remain silent.

On Sunday, September 15, 2013, at 9:35 p.m., the JSO began investigating an armed robbery to the Dollar General Store at 9156 103rd St. According to reports, two  suspects entered the store and demanded everyone get on the floor face down.

A witness stated that the suspects further demanded money from the registers from the safe and  pointed a handgun in her face. Another witness told claimed both suspects were carrying firearms and when they left the store they fled westbound on 103rd St. Investigators also have information that there may be a gray van with a black female driver involved in this incident.

The first suspect is described as a black male wearing a red hat, a black long sleeve shirt, blue jeans and covered his face with a black bandana. The second suspect is described as a black male wearing a black and white hat, gray t-shirt, blue jeans and also covered his face with a black bandana.

In a separate incident the following day at 12:01 p.m. JSO began investigating a robbery at the Synovus Bank on 961 S. Lane Ave. The suspect demanded cash but did not display a weapon. After the robbery the he fled on foot in an unknown direction. He is described as a black male, dressed as woman with a curly wig, large sunglasses and brown clothes. Anyone who has any information about these crimes is asked to contact JSO at 904-630-0500.

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