News Media: Two 15-Year-Olds Shoot Man Who Asked Them For 50 Cents To Death, Charged
Two Florida teens identified as Kennidi Jones and Tywaun Bivins, have been charged in the shooting to death of a man, Tyson Binder, 20, after he asked them for 50 cents on Tuesday.
The teens were charged with second-degree murder and accessory after the fact. Bivins also faces an additional charge of delinquent possession of a firearm. It’s understood the 15-year-olds will be charged as adults. It’s gathered that Bivins gave Tallahassee Police multiple versions of the incident and told them that it was Jones shot the victim.
Trouble started when Binder said something to annoy the teens after they told him they had no money to give him, according to the Tallahassee Democrat. The teens are reported to have discussed whether or not to have follow the victim. It was then Jones allegedly went into his apartment and asked his sister for her gun, according to the police.
When the caught up with Binder, Jones allegedly punched him in the mouth and shot him. The man was shot three times: once in the leg, once in the shoulder and once in the head. He then got rid of the gun in a local park, according to Bivins. However, Jones told police he only wanted to fight Binder and denied asking for the gun or even knowing where it came from, the Tallahassee Democrat reported.
The teens are being held at the Leon County Detention Facility. They made their first appearances in court on Friday morning.
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