Suspect in parking lot shooting surrenders

Posted: Sunday, June 14, 2009

ANCHORAGE - A third man charged in a fatal parking lot shooting has turned himself in to Anchorage police.

Twenty-year-old Jerry Lynn Taylor Jr. showed up Thursday night at the Anchorage Jail.

Taylor, also known as "Junior," is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 23-year-old Joe Alfred Young Jr.

Young was shot June 4 in a sport utility vehicle parked in front of a Sports Authority store in south Anchorage.

Police say Taylor and two others attacked Young in a dispute over an expensive gold necklace Young reportedly stole from another man.

Police also say 33-year-old Cerise Sanders, the owner of the car used to drive away from the shooting scene, has been charged with felony hindering prosecution.


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