The man accused of killing 17-year-old LaShonda Childs was charged with two counts of murder Thursday.
Trendell Goodwin, 28, is also facing three counts of felonious assault and two counts of improper discharge of a firearm, according to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office.
All of the charges have a three-year firearm specification.
Goodwin fired multiple rounds into a car that Childs and her boyfriend were in while parked on Stroop Avenue Tuesday, according to court documents.
Childs was struck and her boyfriend drove her to Grandview Medical Center, where she died early Wednesday morning.
Goodwin was taken into custody Tuesday evening.
There are multiple local resources for victims of domestic abuse.
Childs and Goodwin started dating last September, according to her family.
After Goodwin started showing abusive behavior, Childs tried to leave him, family said.
Childs and her family went to police for help related to Goodwin on multiple occasions, according to Montgomery County court records.
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