For Immediate Release - December 07, 2007

Arrest of Anthony A. Russ

Barnstable Police Chief Paul MacDonald and Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe announced today the arrest of Anthony A. Russ, 19 (3/26/88), of 19 General Patton Drive, Hyannis for the murder of Jacques Sellers, 18, of 36 General Patton Drive, Hyannis. Barnstable Police and Rescue Units were dispatched to 36 General Patton Drive, Hyannis July 18, 2007 for a reported shooting. Mr. Sellers was wounded and eventually succumbed to the gun shot wound. Mr. Russ will be arraigned in the Barnstable District Court this morning. The investigation was conducted by the Barnstable Police and members of the State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Cape & Islands District Attorney's Office. A press conference will be held at 11:00 am at the Barnstable Police Department, 1200 Phinney's Lane, Hyannis (508) 775-0387.

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