Man, 18, indicted on murder charge, grandfather on assign of stealing gun
March 25, 2017 - garden totes
A Nicholasville teen is scheduled to be arraigned Friday after a grand jury indicted him in a Jan. 12 sharpened genocide of an East Jessamine High School student.
Tyler Jeffers, 18, was indicted Wednesday on a murder assign in a genocide of Leo Travers, 15, of Nicholasville, and on charges of vulgar endangerment, tampering with evidence, receiving a stolen firearm and rapist try to sell a tranquil piece to a minor.
The grand jury also indicted Albert McKinney, 66, of Nicholasville, Jeffers’ grandfather, on a assign of tampering with evidence.
Travers was conspicuous passed during St. Joseph Jessamine RJ Corman Ambulatory Care Center after he was shot on Garden Park Drive in Nicholasville.
Nicholasville military pronounced a sharpened happened after a designed pot transaction went awry. According to a indictment, Jeffers had a devise “intended to cap in a offered of a apportion of pot to a teenager while he was armed with a handgun.”
Jeffers was charged with vulgar endangerment since gunfire cracked a behind window of a automobile being driven by a lady who was on Garden Park Drive during a time of a shooting.
The gun allegedly used in a sharpened had been stolen from Detroit, military said. Nicholasville military traced a weapon’s start from a sequence number.
When Jeffers told his grandfather where a gun was hidden, McKinney “moved a arms into a tote” in a garage while military officers were acid for it, according to an detain record filed in Jessamine District Court. McKinney after certified relocating a arms after he was questioned by police, a request said.
McKinney is scheduled to be arraigned Apr 14 before Jessamine Circuit Judge Hunter Daugherty, according to justice records.