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 April 12th, 2012  
St. Lucie County Sheriff Mascara announces arrest of two people for attempted felony murder and other charges in late night incident
 
St. Lucie County Sheriff's detectives have arrested a man and a woman for attempted felony murder and evidence tampering/destruction in a Wednesday night shooting in the Silver Lake Estates area of unincorporated St. Lucie County, according to Sheriff Ken J. Mascara.

"We arrested Terence Antonio Tumblin, 25 (DOB 3/18/1987), and his girlfriend Jamie L. Anderson, 23 (DOB 12/3/1988), both of 911 Fra-Mar Place, Fort Pierce on four counts each of attempted felony murder, and one count each of evidence tampering/destruction," Sheriff Mascara said. "In addition, Terence Antonio Tumblin is charged with possession of a weapon by a convicted Florida felon."

Both are being held at the St. Lucie County jail. Tumblin's bond is $138,750.  Anderson's bond is $123,750 . Attempted felony murder is a first-degree felony. The other charges are third-degree felonies.

The 10:30 p.m. Wednesday incident took place on Fra-Mar Place east of Oleander Avenue, north of Farmer's Market Road and south of King Orange Drive, west of U.S.1, Sheriff Mascara said. The victims were David Fernandez, 20 (DOB 9/14/1991), Kayla Smith 19 (DOB 3/20/1993), Robert Potter and Rachle Atkinson.

A dispute over a parking space took place in the parking lot of 700 Fra-Mar Place in which Tumblin shot Fernandez and Smith. They drove themselves to a hospital where deputies interviewed them.

Investigators learned details from witnesses, and area law officers received those details from 9-1-1 dispatchers.

Shortly after 2:30 this morning, Port St. Lucie Police Officers spotted the wanted vehicle, a red Dodge Durango, at Woodstork Park, 1957 S.E. Hillmoor Drive, Port St. Lucie, and detained Tumblin and Anderson.

Deputies recovered from a trash can in the park evidence the couple tried to dispose of, consisting of  several items of clothing and a car seat cover.

Detectives interviewed the couple and took them to jail this afternoon.

The investigation is continuing, Sheriff Mascara said.

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