Wyatt Charged In Shooting Of King

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Police have charged Alfred "Milk" Wyatt in a shooting on Tuesday that left Jason King with an injury to the right forearm.

Wyatt, 18, of 1118 E. 13th St., is charged with attempted first-degree murder, aggravated assault, and  unlawfully carrying a weapon.

Officers had responded on Tuesday at 9:42 p.m. to a shooting call at 1801 E. 12th St. They found King with a single gunshot wound. He was transported to Erlanger Hospital.

King said Wyatt had approached him on Monday and accused him of robbing his cousin.

On Tuesday night, witnesses said they saw a dark blue or black vehicle on 12th Street with the front seat passenger shooting out the window.

King identifed Wyatt as the shooter. He said the dark car went by him two times, then Wyatt fired a shot on the third pass.

Police went to the home of Wyatt's mother, Tonya, and asked her if her son was home. She said he did not stay there much.

Officers asked to go inside, and they found Wyatt in a rear bedroom.

 

   


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