Brother facing multiple charges after 12-year-old shot
The Tuesday evening shooting of a 12-year-old boy has landed two Selma teenagers — one, the victim’s older brother — behind bars.
In a news release, Selma police investigator Curtis Muhannad said 19-year-old Antonio Latrey Green-Howell, the victim’s brother, is facing one count of delivery of a firearm to a minor and one count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Green-Howell has a total bond of $16,000.
A 15-year-old juvenile, believed to be the shooter in Tuesday’s incident, is being held at the Juvenile Detention Center on one count of assault 2nd degree and is awaiting a juvenile detention hearing.
Muhannad said officers from the Selma Police Department responded to a call from the emergency room at Vaughan Regional Medical Center at 6:30 p.m. regarding a 12-year-old boy suffering from a gunshot wound to his abdomen.
When detectives arrived at Vaughan, they were able to interview the victim’s aunt and older brother before speaking with the victim, who said a juvenile named Trey had shot him. The victim also told investigators the shooting occurred in the 1900 block of Marie Foster Street.
During a crime scene investigation, detectives were able to identify the 15-year-old shooter and make the arrest.
In the release, Muhannad said the shooter told detectives he had received the weapon — a semi-automatic .25 caliber handgun — from Green-Howell, the older brother of the victim, who detectives had spoken with at the emergency room.
The shooter told police where he hid the gun under Green-Howell’s instruction.
Detectives went to the home of Green-Howell, where he was questioned about his brother’s shooting and how the 15-year-old came to possess the weapon.
Following the interview, Green-Howell was charged with delivery of a firearm to a minor, which carries a $15,000 bond, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, which comes with a $1,000 bond.
Green-Howell is being held at the Dallas County Jail.