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‘Ninja’s came to my house and killed my family’: Suspect on the loose after boy sees murder

Officials for the Anchoring of the Police are looking for a 22yearold Lamarkus Jayquann Mann, and say that he is armed and dangerous.

(Anchorage PD)

Two suspects were arrested and another was being sought Tuesday in a robbery and shooting two people to death on christmas Eve in Alaska.

Anchorage police on Sunday announced the arrest of Jaylyn Franklin in the death of Danielle Brooks, 32, and Christopher Brooks, 38.

The shootings were seen by a 6-year-old child told the police, “Ninja’s came to my house and killed my family.” Police have not released the relationship between the child and the couple.

A warrant has been issued for the second suspect. Anchorage Police announced that they were searching for the 22-year-old Lamarkus Jayquann Mann and he said that he was armed and dangerous, KTVA reported.

A third suspect, Anthony Malik Harris, was in the hospital with a gunshot wound. His arraignment is pending.

It was around 4 pm on Saturday, when police responded to a report of shooting in the house in the northeast area of Anchorage.


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The burglary, robbery occurred in an apartment building in this northeast of Anchorage.

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When police arrived, they found Christopher Brooks, on the ground outside the building. The man had multiple gunshot wounds, including a shot in the head, the statement stated. Ambulance rushed him to the hospital where he later died.

Danielle Brooks was pronounced dead at the scene.

The police found the child in the home to life.

Multiple defendants knew Christopher Brooks, and went to his house, intending to rob him, according to detectives.

As the robbery unfolded, police said, Mann pulled out a gun and shot Danielle Brooks. Christopher Brooks struggled over the gun with Mann and the weapon fired, striking Harris.

The suspects then drove off.

Franklin was a part of the group participating in the robbery, police said. He was being held without bail Monday at the Anchorage jail and charged with a charge of murder, robbery, burglary and tampering with evidence. Online court documents did not have a lawyer for Franklin.

Detectives were still on the hunt for Mann for the costs of murder, theft, and burglary.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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