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84-year-old white man charged in shooting of Ralph Yarl turns himself in

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An 84-year-old Kansas Metropolis man turned himself in Tuesday after being formally charged on Monday for capturing a black teenager who rang his doorbell. The Clay County Sheriff’s Division tweeted that “Andrew Lester, charged within the capturing of Ralph Yarl, has surrendered at our Detention Middle. He’s in custody.”

Lester is dealing with two felony costs: assault within the first diploma and armed felony motion, each stemming from the capturing of 16-year-old Yarl.

Yarl advised the police that he was choosing his brother up however went to the incorrect tackle. When Yarl went and rang Lester’s doorbell, Lester shot by a glass storm door and hit Yarl.

Lester advised police that he fired inside seconds of opening the primary door, however didn’t communicate to Yarl earlier than firing photographs by the glass door. Lester advised police that he thought Yarl was making an attempt to interrupt in and was “scared to demise” due to Yarl’s dimension.

The capturing of Yarl garnered nationwide scrutiny after Kansas Metropolis Police opted to initially launch Lester with out cost, a call that prompted native protests. Yarl’s attorneys Ben Crump, who’s representing the household of Tyre Nichols, and Lee Merritt, who represented the household of Ahmaud Arbrey, criticized Monday the police division’s resolution to launch Lester, hours earlier than costs had been introduced.

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