Sixteen-year-old Chelsea Harris was climbing out of the car last Monday afternoon when a gunman opened fire in the street, shooting her and another teen several times. Harris ran into one of the homes that line the 4600 block of Dewey Avenue, a quiet neighborhood street in Dutchtown, and collapsed.
SLMPD Jeron Frairson.
After being rushed to the hospital, Harris was pronounced dead. Her friend, an eighteen-year-old male who'd also been in the car, was in critical but stable condition with several gunshot wounds.
On Friday, the Circuit Attorney's office charged 21-year-old Jeron Frairson for the double shooting. Frairson, of the 3600 block of Missouri Avenue, faces one count of first-degree murder, one count of assault and two counts of armed criminal action. He is being held on a $750,000 cash-only bond.More »