Three suspects arrested in connection with Citgo Gas station robbery

Published 8:11 am Saturday, August 15, 2020

Three suspects were arrested by the Selma Police Department on Friday night in connection to the Citgo gas station robbery. One of the clerks was the shot in the head.

According to Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson and Selma Police Chief Kenta Fulford, Jerry Blocton, Davion Rochell and Curtis Burns were arrested after 11 p.m. Friday night.  Blocton, 18, Rochell, 17, Burns, 19, are all being charged with attempted murder and first-degree robbery. They are locked in the Dallas County Jail and placed under no bond.

Fulford said the shooting took place at 11 p.m. Thursday at the 400 block of Highway 80 East. He said the two store clerks were in the parking lot after the store closed as three men walked up with guns. Fulford said the suspects took money from one clerk and shot the other clerk in the head. They ran from the scene.

The victim was taken to a hospital and is in stable condition.