18-year-old indicted for murder of Dunbar High School freshman

Jackeem Collins, 18, of Mason has been indicted on two counts of murder, eight counts of felonious assault and one count of discharge of a firearm on or near prohibited premises, according to a release from the Montgomery County prosecutor’s office.

Collins allegedly shot a firearm into a group of juveniles Feb. 16, killing Qua’lek Shelton near the intersection of Catalpa Drive and Sunnyview Avenue.

He was in a vehicle while he fired shots into the group of people that killed one and injured another.

Collins is currently in the Montgomery County Jail and is being held on a $1,000,000 bond.

His arraignment is scheduled for March 10 at 8:30 a.m.

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