For Immediate Release - January 08, 2008

Barnstable County Grand Jury returned indictments today in the July 18, 2007 shooting death of Jacques Sellers

Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe and Barnstable Police Chief Paul MacDonald announced today that the Barnstable County Grand Jury returned indictments today in the July 18, 2007 shooting death of Jacques Sellers, 18, of 36 General Patton Drive, Hyannis.

Anthony A. Russ (DOB: 3/26/88) of Hyannis, was indicted for:

Murder, Second Degree, c.265 §1 A&B Dangerous Weapon c.265 § 15A Discharge Firearm within 500' Dwelling c.269 §12E Possess Firearm without FID card c.269 §10(h) Assault by Dangerous Weapon c.265 §15B [2 counts]

Julian M. Green (DOB: 6/06/88) of Dennis, was indicted for:

Murder, Second Degree, c.265 §1 A&B Dangerous Weapon c.265 § 15A Discharge Firearm within 500' Dwelling c.269 §12E Possess Firearm without FID card c.269 §10(h) Assault by Dangerous Weapon c.265 §15B [2 counts]

The defendants are presently being held at the Barnstable County Correctional Facility and will be arraigned in the Barnstable Superior Court soon. A conviction for second degree murder carries with it a mandatory life sentence to State Prison, with the possibility of parole.

The investigation is being conducted by the Barnstable Police Department, members of the State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Cape & Islands District Attorney's Office, and the Barnstable County Sheriff's Department.

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