MITCHELL BARKSDALE SHOOTOUT: Louis Mitchell-Lonnie Mitchell-James Leo Carney GUILTY!

An ongoing fight between two gangs culminated on December 10, 2014 when a fight than began inside Fly Cuts and Styles Barbershop  spilled outside the strip mall on Stockton Blvd.  Caught in the middle was Monique Nelson who went to the strip mall to have Christmas pictures taken of her son at a photo store near the barbershop

Monique, who was strapping her son Jayden inside his car seat when the gunfight was killed as She laid over her son to shield him, her son, now 6 was unharmed. 

20 year old Marvion Barksdale died a few days after the shooting. Five other men were injured in the gunfight.

The Sacramento District Attorney believes they were all guilty. However, after a few days of deliberation a Sacramento jury found two of the four men 22 year old Louis James Mitchell and his brother 27 year old Lonnie Orland Mitchell Jr guilty of first degree murder.  The jury found the brothers Lonnie and Louis Mitchell guilty of first-degree murder based on the mindset and the kind of guns (AK-47 and a TEC-9 )they brought into Fly Cuts & Styles

35 year old James Leo Carney. was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter and the use of a firearm.  The fourth man, 32 year old Larry Dean Jones, Jr. was found not guilty on all charges, the jury believe he fired in self defense.

Last year,Dominique Lott and Charles Barksdale pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and were sentenced to 21 years in prison.

James Leo Carney will return to court September 19th.  The Mitchell Brothers will be sentenced October 24.

The jury’s decision, doesn’t bring peace to Deborah Nelson, who believe they were all guilty in the death of her daughter. 


Mitchell-Barksdale the Trial: Who’s Bullet Killed Monique Nelson?

Jayden was two when his mother was killed protecting him.  His grandmother say’s her six year old grandson  still struggles with the death of his mother, she says he reacts to loud sounds.

22 year old Louis Mitchell and 27 year old Lonnie Mitchell blames, 34 year old James Carney III and 32 year old Larry Dean  Jones.

On December 14, 2010,  as Monique Nelson was placing her son Jayden in his car seat, a gun fight broke out in a  Barbershop in the Stockton Blvd strip mall.  Ms Nelson covered her son and was struck by 35 bullets.

Sacramento Deputy District Attorney Valerie Brown say’s their all guilty.

21 years each

Dominique Lott and Charles Barksdale plead guilty last year, and will be in their forties and fifties when they return to Sacramento.

Marvion Barksdale died at the shoot out.

The trial began Tuesday and is expected to last three weeks.

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“The Mitchell-Barksdale Barbershop Shootout”- 6 charged

Murder ,weapons and assault charges were  filed against six men,Lonnie Orlando Mitchell Jr his brother Louis James Mitchell, Charles Edward Barksdale III, James Leo Carney III, Dominique Marcell  Lott, and Larry Dean Jones .

A shootout at  Fly Cuts & Styles on Stockton Boulevard in South Sacramento. Two people were killed  including a mother  who  was strapping her son inside his child seat. Monique Nelson who laid her body across during the gun battle.

The other victim was Marvion Barksdale.

Ongoing bad blood between the two families set the stage for the Dec 14 shootout.     According to the Sacramento County affidavit. Lonnie Mitchell has robbed an unidentified Barksdale cousin, and Marvion Barksdale retaliated by thrashing Mitchell in a fight.

The two Barksdale cousins, Lott and a woman then swooped into the barbershop with the guns blazing, the affidavit said, while the heavily armed Mitchell’s shot back with hand guns and rifles.

Sacramento investigators said ballistics test showed a bullet from Carney’s gun killed Nelson.  However,detectives don’t know who fired the shot that killed Marvion Barksdale.

According to reports, the Barksdale family in South Sacramento is an infamous crime family(G-Mob gang)  that has been active for more than 20 years.

Last June, Marvel Barksdale” 17, was convicted of voluntary manslaughter of a shooting that took place in 09 (he was 15 at the time) and received 27 years.

Last  February, Develle Barksdale” and a female companion, was arrested for credit card fraud outside of Salt Lake City. Sentencing Pending.

February of 2009, Charles “Sho” Barksdale was convicted of  bank fraud and sentenced to 10 years.

  • Marvel and Develle Barksdale are from South Sacramento  however, Sacratomatoville Post could not make a definitive link to the families as of  date of this post.

Update 08/20/2014


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