Craigslist ad leads to the death of Twin Falls man, shooters behind bars

Published: Jul. 27, 2015 at 4:14 PM MDT
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The Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office now has two suspects in custody following this weekend’s deadly shooting that left one man dead and another injured.

Authorities are now saying the shooting can be traced back to a Craigslist ad.

"What we know is that they were there to buy a car. The shooting transpired because of that car, when they left they took the car with them," said Twin Falls County Sheriff, Tom Carter.

At a little after 10 Saturday night, officers arrived at this home on North Hankins Road in Twin Falls.

That's where they found two men with gunshot wounds.

Both were taken to Saint Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center where 53 year–old Kent Storrer of Twin Falls was pronounced dead.

32 year-old Jasper Qualls was treated for his wounds and later released.

With one man dead and another recovering, law enforcement officials began an all-out search for those involved.

"We developed information immediately on a vehicle description. The one vehicle that we were looking for was spotted in Jerome by Jerome City Police, a short pursuit was involved in which case - a crash was involved, and they took a young man into custody," said Sheriff Carter.

That young man has been identified as 20 year-old Jacob Marshall of Jackson, Idaho.

Marshall was transported back to Twin Falls County and later charged with first degree murder.

Authorities then continued searching for the second suspect.

"We knew that there was two people involved in it and the detectives developed a name through their investigation. Last night (Sunday) a young man came into the agency and wanted to give some information that he knew of the crime. He was later arrested and also charged with first degree murder," said Sheriff Carter.

That man has been identified as 23 year-old Jerry Kimball of Twin Falls.

With both suspects now behind bars family members and the community can now breathe a sigh of relief.

As for the Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff Tom Carter is saddened by this tragic loss of life, but is pleased with the quick results his agency produced.

"We're confident that everybody involved is in custody. I want to say that our detectives did a great job, they cultivated leads and within 24 to 48 hours they had people in custody," said Sheriff Carter.

Both Marshall and Kimball were arraigned in Twin Falls County on Monday morning and both were denied bond.

Local law enforcement want to remind citizens to use extra caution when meeting others on these types of social media sites.

Find out who you are meeting with, and set up a proper time and location to conduct your business.