Brandon Joyce: Alleged Drug Deal at Bass Pro Shop Ends in Murder of Former Rams Recruit

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Cory (left) and Tory: Yeah, they're the Brooks brothers, but really they're more Bass Pro Shop kind of guys.
Congratulations twin brothers Cory and Tory Brooks. At the tender age of 21 you've just ascended the ranks of gangster hierarchy with allegations that you callously robbed and murdered a man during an alleged drug buy. And you did it on Christmas Eve, no less! What could be more horrific?! You must be incredibly pleased with yourselves.

Still, we've got to knock you some style points. What kind of urban street thugs arrange for a drug deal at the suburban parking lot of a Bass Pro Shop? Gee whiz, guys. We hope you at least picked yourselves up some clearance-item duck books while you were there. They were quite a steal.

Oh, and speaking of steals, that's what St. Charles police say you were attempting to do December 24 when you met Brandon Joyce on the parking lot that cold, wintry night.

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Brandon Joyce
A 26-year-old football player who made the St. Louis Rams off-season roster this year before being cut in April, Joyce was allegedly trying to purchase drugs from the twin brothers and two other accomplices in 21-year-old Deveon Shockley and a fourth suspect still on the run.

But the suspects had other ideas. They planned to rob Joyce. According to reports, Cory Brooks and the fourth suspect hopped in Jacobs vehicle and went with him to an ATM. They then drove to the Bass Pro Shop where the transaction was to occur. Instead, someone shot Joyce in the head with a large-caliber revolver. He died yesterday morning.

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Deveon Shockley
Joyce's family and friends refuse to believe that he was involved in a drug deal. Deveon Shockley and the Brooks brothers, meanwhile, have each been charged with second-degree murder, robbery and armed-criminal action and remain in custody in lieu of a $1 million, cash-only bail.

Court records show that Cory Jermaine Brooks pleaded guilty in 2009 to burglary and felony theft. His brother, Tory Tremaine Brooks, has a longer rap sheet, pleading guilty over the past three years to such crimes as tampering with a motor vehicle, forgery, burglary and felony theft, according to court records. 

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Stop
Stop

Typical.....

Rachy7373
Rachy7373

Meanwhile his family and friends refuse to believe he was involved in a drug deal?? You need to have facts before you post such allegations. Probably cause for drugs was because the guys were known drug dealers. Let's not write such things about a precious life taken by a bunch of thugs.

Walkerwhitney887
Walkerwhitney887

i truly feel for the family tha lost their son and really the fact that it happned during the xmas season,. I feel like I lost a loved one as well.. Deveon Shockley is my boyfriend and I know that he is convited of a crime that he had nothing to do with> My bae dnt even have a history of this type of behavior.. Deveon works 2 jobs and go to school.. This is not his lifestyle at all... I really want justice to be served and for both Joyce family and my boyfriend because Lord know he was caught up an he didnt know about this tragedy...

TroubleSumOne
TroubleSumOne

I'm sorry to hear this but I'm with the other guy....how many ppl are his girlfriend? & sweetie ......if that was the company he was keeping....then I don't feel sorry for him. It's alot of ppl out here working 2 jobs & going to school & still managing to keep themselves out of trouble. But I'm sorry. It's really hard to believe Deveon didn't know what was going on when they took that man (a white man at that) to the ATM & then back to where he was before they shot him. That's called being plain dumb. Wrong place wrong time my butt. I feel no remorse for stupidity. He should have hopped out that car or vehicle when he realized something was going wrong & called the police. Now a family have to grieve a loss while you fight for him in court. SMH. If that's justice in your eyes well then may God have mercy on all of you.....

EJILLA24
EJILLA24

MAN FUCK WHAT YALL TALKIN BOUT FREE ALL MY NIGGAS CUZ ONLY ONE MAN COULD HAVE SHOT DUDE NOT 4 SO SECOND DEGREE MURDER 4 EVERYBODY IS FUCKIN CRAZY DIS MY WHOLE MUTHAFUCKIN BOXING TEAM GONE SO FUCK WHAT ANY BODY GOT TO SAY WIT A AIDS DICK RIP PIG FREE DA TWINS DINK AND FREE PIGG TRE 50 KEEP YO HEAD UP NIGGA

Oh
Oh

How many girlfriends does Shockley have on this site?!

Bill
Bill

When will the blacks start standing up for their own community? How sad. Hard working, tax paying black people should be outraged at what has happened to their communities on account of these thugs, instead most just look for someone else to blame. Do you have any self respect?

roscoe3680
roscoe3680

Should all white people be held responsible for the despicable actions of white people like Jeffrey Dahmer (and 95% of all American serial killers), Scott Roeder, and Tim McVeigh?

I'm pretty sure Hitler and Stalin were white guys, too, and between them they slaughtered more than 20 Million people. Using your faulty logic, that would suggest that all white people should be held accountable for the actions of two of the biggest mass murderers of the last 100 years.

roro
roro

sorry bill, black people are not responsible for the actions of a few. neither are white people for the actions of a few. criminals are in all races!

Smh
Smh

Worthless THUGS!!

Chris
Chris

They plead guilty to a felony in 2009 and are still on the streets in 2010?!

Pink_mall_chicken
Pink_mall_chicken

Deveon Shockley was my ex-boyfreind. I can' believe he was involved in something like this, this hurts my heart really.

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