NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Nashville Police have charged two adults accused of harboring a teenage fugitive suspected of killing a 17-year-old walking to catch his school bus.
Deputy U.S. marshals and Nashville police captured the boy this week after tracking him down to an apartment in east Nashville. Police said he had been on the run since the April 11 fatal shooting of Pearl-Cohn High School student Johnathan Johnson.
On Friday, police said the suspect's cousin and the cousin's girlfriend harbored him in the apartment, and both were charged with being an accessory after the fact.
The teen suspect has been charged with criminal homicide. Police say he stalked his victim, knowing he would be walking his regular route to the school bus, and then shot him. No motive has been given.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.