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October 4, 2012

Capital murder suspect said he planned to kill anybody

Annetta South — An Annetta South teen was arrested early Thursday morning and charged with capital murder after he reportedly called 911 and said that he had killed his mother and younger sister.

In a calm tone of voice, a man identifying himself as 17-year-old Jake Evans described the shooting rampage to the dispatcher during the call made shortly after 12:30 a.m. and said he had been “planning on killing.”

“What’s the emergency?” the dispatcher asks at the beginning of the 911 call recording.

“Uh, I just killed my mom and sister,” Evans says.

“What?” the dispatcher asks and Evans repeats the statement.

During the nearly 25 minutes before deputies arrived on scene, Evans described the slayings.  

“This is really going to mess me up in the future,” Evans said. “See my sister, I told my sister that my mom needed her. She was in her room and she came out of her room and I, uh, I, I shot her. She rolled down the stairs and I shot her again. And then I went down and I shot my mom about maybe three or four times.”

He would never forget when his sister came down the stairs screaming, Evans said on the 911 tape, adding that he told her to hold still, he was going to make it go away but that she continued “freaking out.”

“But finally she fell down and I shot her in the head, about probably three times,” Evans said.

Read more in the Friday edition of the Democrat.

 

You can also listen to the 25-minute 911 call here:

http://soundcloud.com/christin-coyne/jake-evans-911-call

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