INDIANAPOLIS – Four men were arrested Saturday in connection with the fatal shootings of a baby, a toddler and their mothers while the women held their children in their arms, police said.
Ronald Davis and Dante Hobson both face four counts of murder, felony murder, robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery in the Jan. 14 slayings, police said at a news conference.
A third suspect, Zarumin Coleman, faces charges of conspiracy to commit robbery and assisting a criminal. Jasper Frazier faces two counts of attempting to commit robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery, authorities said.
Friends Andrea Yarrell and Gina Hunt, both 24, and their children, ages 4 months and 23 months, were all shot repeatedly late Monday in their home in an attack that angered the city.
Police said Yarrell, her 4-month-old daughter Charlii, Hunt and her 23-month-old son, Jordan, were shot multiple times in the face and torso.
Two handguns were found within a block of the house, where the women and their children lived. A set of scales, several weapons, a safe and one pound of a what is believed to be marijuana were found in the house, police said.
The four men are being held in jail. Police Lt. Jeff Duhamell said he expects formal charges to be filed by Tuesday.