Wednesday, May 2, 2012

19-year-old charged with first degree murder


Wyandotte County District Attorney Jerome Gorman has charged Eric Clay, 19, with two counts of first degree murder.

The charges are in connection to the March 4 shooting deaths of Keith Barrett and Re'neasha Jones. The shootings happened in the 2100 Block of South Mill Street.

According to a press release from Gorman's office, Clay has also been charged with aggravated battery in connection to the shooting of an infant inside the apartment. The infant survived the shooting.

On top of that, Clay also faces two counts of criminal discharge of a firearm at an occupied vehicle for two separate incidents on February 25 and January 16 of this year.

Clay is innocent until proven guilty.