A videographer employed to shoot a music video misplaced his life when an precise taking pictures erupted throughout the recording.
It occurred Wednesday at a Vacation Inn in Luzerne County, Pa., the place the videographer, Rendell Joseph Dixon, 29, of Wilkes-Barre, was shot and killed and two others injured when a hooded gunman opened hearth, because the Residents Voice newspaper studies, including:
Dixon’s brother, Robert Dixon, 32, of Nanticoke, advised the Residents Voice that his brother, a father to 5 daughters, was a video producer who had been employed to file the music video. He described his brother as an harmless sufferer within the assault.
“He did not know the guy that the video was being shot for. He was just hired to shoot the video,” Robert Dixon advised the newspaper. “He was actually filming the video when the people that entered the room shot into the room.”
“He was following his dreams and aspirations,” long-time pal Jacob Soboski was quoted as saying of Dixon. “He completely was trying to live the best life possible. He learned from any mistake he made and was trying to be as positive as he possibly could in order to live the right life for his daughters. He simply wanted to do the right thing.”
Police have been known as to the Plains Twp. lodge at 12:50 a.m. Wednesday on a report of gunshots on the seventh ground, the newspaper writes.
Particulars from the Residents Voice:
Officers arriving on scene discovered blood on the sidewalk exterior the entrance doorways, close to the elevators within the foyer and contained in the door of room 713, which had been left ajar.
Officers discovered a number of shell casings on the ground and a girl with a gunshot wound to the pinnacle, based on search warrant functions.
Rendell Dixon was discovered exterior on the balcony, coated in blood and exhibiting no indicators of life, police stated.
One other sufferer, Linroy Linton, 29, of Wilkes-Barre, was shot in each forearms and within the chest, based on police.
He and the girl, who was not recognized, have been taken to Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Middle. Their circumstances weren’t out there Thursday.
Linton, who was additionally shot throughout a dispute in Scranton over the summer season, advised investigators that he was starring in a music video that was being recorded in room 713, based on courtroom papers cited by the Residents Voice.
About 10 individuals have been contained in the room throughout the recording, and at one level a hooded particular person probably sporting a masks entered the room, Linton advised police.
Linton, who was unable to offer additional description of the attacker, reported the particular person opened hearth with an unknown weapon, hitting the three victims, based on the warrants.
However whereas on scene, police noticed a person with blood on his pants emerge from the woods close to the Melody Motel. That man, 30-year-old Lascelles Simmonds, is on parole for a drug-trafficking conviction and was taken in for questioning, the Residents Voice studies.
However as of final report, Simmonds had not been charged in reference to the taking pictures.