After an 8 month investigation 2 arrests are made in a Gilmer murder case. A third suspect is still on the loose. This past Friday, Gilmer police arrested 19 year old James Earl Buchanan and 18 year old Lajerrius Jackson in the shooting death of 40 year old Jerry Bittle last October. Bittle was found at his home dead from multiple gunshot wounds.
The third man, 22 year old David Ross Sterling Junior, is also wanted in connection to the shooting. Police say he is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is asked to call gilmer police.