Monday, 26 September 2016 15:06

Teen Indicted in January Shooting

Multi-Agency Gang Unit of West Tennessee Multi-Agency Gang Unit of West Tennessee MGU, SCDAG
MEMPHIS – September 23, 2016 - A Memphis teenager has been indicted on first-degree murder charges and five counts of attempted first-degree murder stemming from a January shooting into a car full of people in Raleigh, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Rodricus Adams, 17, of Johnson Circle West in Binghampton, is being held without bond for the death of Antoine Bell, also 17.
The shooting occurred Jan. 7 at Kerwood and Winwood in Raleigh when Adams and another suspect approached the car whose occupants had stopped to assist another motorist. Bell was killed and at least two others were injured.
The case is being handled by Asst. Dist. Atty. Neal Oldham of the Multi-Agency Gang Prosecution Unit that handles homicide cases and other violent crimes associated with gang activity, specific targeted gang members and special cases assigned by the District Attorney General.
The prosecution team works daily with the MGU Operations team, using local ordinances and state and federal laws to hold offenders accountable.