Juvenile charged as adult in shooting, another suspect wanted

Juvenile charged as adult in shooting, another suspect wanted
Thomas Lee Razor III (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)
Thomas Lee Razor III (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Jonesboro police charged a juvenile suspect as an adult during the investigation of a shooting.

Court documents released Tuesday state Kenterrian Washington faces four counts of criminal attempt to commit murder first degree, which are felonies.

Washington also faces felony charges of first-degree battery, causing serious injury with terroristic act, and aggravated robbery.

Police began their investigation Sept. 15 after officers were called to the 3100-block of Race St. shortly before 2 a.m.

A Jonesboro police officer was working a traffic stop at the intersection of Johnson Avenue and Airport Road when another car pulled up and told the officer some passengers inside were shot.

Josh Cherrith, 20, of Blytheville and Dequantez Lawless, 21, of Trumann were injured in the shooting.

Police state Cherrith was treated for a minor injury and later arrested on suspicion of breaking and entering, unrelated to the shooting.

According to the probable cause affidavit, Cherrith said he and the other three people in the car went to house on Race St. for a dice game.

Cherrith also said he went into the house and where he met Thomas Lee Razor III (a.k.a. "Pickle"), 19, of Jonesboro.

While talking with Razor, Cherrith said Razor "struck him in the head and then pulled a gun out to rob him."

A fight over the gun ensued until Cherrith said Washington put another gun underneath his chin and told him to give up the money or Washington would kill him, court documents state.

Cherrith was robbed of $600.

The man left the residence but tried to get the homeowner to give him his money back.

Razor and Washington then reportedly went outside and told the group with Cherrith to leave.

As they were leaving, court documents state, Razor and Washington began shooting at the car leading to Cherrith and Lawless being injured.

Washington was taken into custody on the night of the shooting after leaving a residence on Cotton Street.

He was interviewed and told police he was at the house and shot at the car, according to the affidavit.

Washington also told investigators Cherrith was trying to rob Razor. In addition, Washington said someone in the car fired at them first, leading to them shooting at the car.

However, the court documents state there is no evidence to support that Razor and Washington were fired upon.

Razor is wanted for criminal attempt to commit first-degree murder, terroristic act, aggravated robbery, and first-degree battery.

Anyone with information on Razor's whereabouts should call the Jonesboro Police Department at (870) 935-5657 or Crimestoppers at 935-STOP (7867).

Washington will appear again in court again Oct. 31.

Here are the following court documents:

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