Keith Dawson, 35, fue acusado de disparar desde un vehículo, posesión ilegal de un arma de fuego, y dos cargos de agresión en segundo grado. No se cree que haya matado a tiros a su hijastro., Demaris Hobbs-Ekdahl, though he allegedly admitted to having a larger role in the incident, ZORRO 9 of Minnesota reported.
Dawson told police that the teen called him to say he and his brother were getting robbed near the area of a graduation party in Woodbury on Saturday and needed help, según los investigadores. Dawson allegedly said he drove to the area with the intent of scaring the other group because they were “messing with his kids,” ZORRO 9 informó.
A criminal complaint alleged that Dawson was driving a white Chevrolet Tahoe, fired shot several rounds at a dark SUV and the group returned fire, which struck the teen in a separate car.
After learning his stepson was injured, Dawson tried to drive him to a hospital, según la denuncia. On the way, he threw a handgun out the window, which was found by police, ZORRO 9 informó, citing police.
The shooting occurred at about 10:46 pm., y police said they received frantic calls, including one person who stated, “Help me.”
Trisha Ekdahl, la madre del adolescente, told FOX 9 that Hobbs-Ekdahl, was leaving the party and his car was shot up. He told his brother “I can’t breathe. I can’t breathe,” ella dijo.
The three vehicles involved in the shooting are in police custody, reports said. The case remains under investigation.
Woodbury is about 20 miles east of Minneapolis.
Fox News’ Edmund DeMarche contributed to this report