A mom is defending her son from allegations the he was involved in the shooting of two young girls. Her defense? That her son is gay and therefore incapable of such a crime.
The mother of one of three men suspected of critically injuring two young girls said her son could not have committed the crime because "he’s gay."
The Citizens’ Voice reports that a "domestic dispute" at an apartment complex in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. lead to two girls, one aged 2 and 5, getting shot on Saturday.
The 2-year-old is in critical condition and the 5-year-old is in critical but stable condition. The Voice reports that police did not release any information on the cause or nature of the domestic dispute.
Jevaun D. Brown, 24, of Wilkes-Barre; Taleek T. Sistrunk, 21, of Wilkes-Barre and Trevor Whitaker, 26, of Brooklyn, N.Y. were taken into custody in connection with a fight that took place early on Saturday. Police said their connection to the shooting is "possible" but no charges were filed against the men in relation to the shooting.