A robbery victim, Cornell Stallworth, Jr., shot and killed one of his attackers early Sunday morning, January 9. According to investigators, 29-year-old Eddie Lloyd Peterson of Pensacola, was shot once at about 2:13 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of Mobile Highway and Massachusetts Avenue (near the Blue Bar). Peterson and two other men identified as 32-year-old Tavares Joeneeke Grimsley and 32-year-old Ortavious Devon Wilson, both of Pensacola, tried to rob the victim at gunpoint, but the victim shot back and killed Peterson.
Investigators arrested and charged Grimsley and Wilson with Murder and Robbery. They are being held without bond in the Escambia County Jail.
This is the second killing in the last year at or near that location.