2 teens charged in fatal Tacoma, Wash., shootingNovember 28, 2012 @ 11:24 pm
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - The Pierce County prosecutor has charged two 16-year-old self-described gang members with first-degree murder in the Nov. 18 fatal shooting of a man in a Tacoma convenience store parking lot.
Prosecutor Mark Lindquist said Wednesday that 45-year-old David Watson was driving around south Tacoma, looking for his dog when he encountered the teens. Lindquist says they demanded money, then shot Watson, who died a few hours later.
A lawyer for one teen entered a not guilty plea on his behalf Wednesday. Bail was set at $1 million. An arrest warrant has been issued for the second teen.
Lindquist says the two youths, in his words, "committed adult-sized crimes and will be prosecuted as adults."
(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
Jason Rantz says everyone needs to be mindful on the road, even pedestrians
Wilson & Kaepernick share this week's SI cover, so we decided to compare their offseasons
Boeing on the Field
Boeing brings its aerospace innovation to players on the football field
Please login below with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing MyNorthwest account holders will need to create a new Disqus account or use one of the social logins provided below. Thank you.