- Associated Press - Tuesday, November 3, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Nashville teenager has been charged with criminal homicide in the shooting death of a 14-year-old following a disagreement involving a group of teenage girls.

Police said 18-year-old Antwana Smith was charged Tuesday in the death of 14-year-old Treyonta Burleson outside an apartment complex.

Police said Smith allegedly fired at Burleson after a statement was made that Smith said disrespected her family.

Burleson was pronounced dead at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Police said in a news release that Smith retreated inside an apartment but complied with officers’ commands to surrender and was taken into custody.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide