Teen accused of shooting MI men in TN surrenders

Sergio Rivera and Jaloen Morris of Decatur were killed in Knoxville on Thursday

Rico Cook
Undated mug shot of Rico Cook (Knoxville Police Department via WBIR)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The 15-year-old accused in the murders of two southwest Michigan men in Knoxville, Tennessee turned himself in on Sunday morning, police say.

Rico Cook faces charges of first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and especially aggravated robbery, according to the Knoxville Police Department.

Knoxville triple shooting
Police work at the scene of a triple shooting in Knoxville. Two teens from Decatur, MI were killed in the shooting (June 22, 2017/Courtesy: WBIR)

Police had been looking for him since he and a 17-year-old suspect allegedly shot three people inside a vehicle in the parking lot of an apartment building on Thursday afternoon.

Two of the victims, 18-year-olds Sergio Rivera and Jaloen Morris of Decatur, Mich., were killed.

Police said the injuries of the third victim, a 16-year-old from Knoxville, were not life-threatening.

Investigators say Rivera and Morris traveled from Decatur to Knoxville to conduct a deal for high-grade marijuana.

The other suspect, Deon Nolbert, was also arrested on murder,  attempted murder charges, and especially aggravated robbery charges.