Teen charged with Westside robbery woman slain by gunshot in incident

August 16, 1996|By Richard Irwin | Richard Irwin,SUN STAFF

A 17-year-old male was arrested yesterday and charged as an adult with robbery in an incident in which Elizabeth Jones, 64, was fatally shot as she stood in the doorway of her West Baltimore home, police said.

Shennard Wilson of the 4800 block of Melbourne Ave. was being held at the Central Booking and Intake Center, police said.

Police said four males robbed Jones' grandson at her home in the 2100 block of Hollins St. on Aug. 7.

As the robbers fled, the grandson fired a handgun at them and two of them shot back, fatally wounding Jones in the chest, police said.

On Tuesday, police arrested Kauthar Adamson, 17, of the 2400 block of W. Lombard St. and charged him with first-degree murder. He also is being held at the intake center.

Police seek Antwan Turnipseed, 21, of the 400 block of S. Augusta Ave., who was charged in a warrant with first-degree murder.

A person known as "Marty" is being sought, police said.

Pub Date: 8/16/96

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