The pictured suspects were arrested by Bartow Police Department Detectives in connection with the Armed Robbery/Shooting of an elderly man that occurred last Monday.
Yazman Shipman, 17 years old, is the shooter (he is pictured with the white shirt). He was charged with Attempted Felony Murder, Aggravated Battery of an Elderly person, Possession of a Firearm by a Juvenile Delinquent and Armed Robbery with a firearm.
Felipe Fernandez, 15 years old, (Black Hoodie) and Stanley Smith Jr., 19 years old, (Black/Red/White collar) were both charged with Aggravated Battery on Person 65 years of age or older, Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon, and Armed Robbery.
At this time, the Bartow Police Department is satisfied to report that the 3 subjects directly involved in this incident are in custody and off the streets. Elements of this investigation remain active at this time. Detectives have identified a 4th subject who was present during the incident. This subject is cooperating with law enforcement and not viewed as a suspect at this point. His information will be withheld at this time, due to his status as a juvenile.