Teens charged in shooting of 15-year-old in Rock Hill

Teens charged in shooting of 15-year-old in Rock Hill
Johnson (Source: Rock Hill Police Department)
Johnson (Source: Rock Hill Police Department)
Locke (Source: Rock Hill Police Department)
Locke (Source: Rock Hill Police Department)
McKnight (Source: Rock Hill Police Department)
McKnight (Source: Rock Hill Police Department)

ROCK HILL, S.C. (WBTV) - Three people are in custody after a teen was shot in Rock Hill Tuesday afternoon.

The shooting happened around 3:30 p.m. on a trail near the 400 block of Allen Street when the suspects attempted to rob a 15-year-old of marijuana, police say. The 15-year-old was shot in the stomach and transported to Carolinas Medical Center-Main.

Devan Anthony Johnson, 17, Elijah McKnight, 17, and Ahlaysha Locke, 18, were all charged in the case.

Johnson was charged with attempted armed robbery, attempted murder, criminal conspiracy, possession of a firearm during a crime of violence, possession of a pistol by a person under 18 and simple possession of marijuana.

McKnight was charged with attempted armed robbery, criminal conspiracy, possession of a firearm during a crime of violence, possession of a pistol by someone under 18, and possession of a stolen pistol.

Locke was charged with attempted armed robbery, criminal conspiracy, and simple possession of marijuana.

The suspects are expected in court Wednesday afternoon.

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