Police arrested a 16-year-old boy in the slaying of a 17-year-old whose mother says her son was killed over a pair of shoes she gave him as an early Christmas present.
James Anthony Smith was shot before 6 p.m. Dec. 18 on a basketball court at the Frederick Douglass Community Center in southeast D.C.
Benita Smith says her son was wearing the new Air Jordans she gave him when he was shot and killed.
Someone tried to steal the teen's shoes, and after an argument, gunfire erupted, sources familiar...
Child was not the intended target of the attack, according to prosecutor.
A 16-year-old Neptune Township boy was charged with murder Thursday in an Asbury Park shooting that killed a 10-year-old boy and left the child's mother wounded, authorities said.
Neither the slain 10-year-old nor his 39-year-old mother were the intended targets of the shooting, according to authorities. Instead, the prosecutor's office investigation found that the...