Teen accused of firing gun at baseball game to be charged as juvenile

A prosecutor says the 14-year-old boy accused of firing a gun at Riverfront Park after a Montgomery Biscuits baseball game will likely be charged as a juvenile.
A prosecutor says the 14-year-old boy accused of firing a gun at Riverfront Park after a Montgomery Biscuits baseball game will likely be charged as a juvenile.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP/WAKA) – A prosecutor says the 14-year-old boy accused of firing a gun at Riverfront Park after a Montgomery Biscuits baseball game will likely be charged as a juvenile.

Azzie Taylor, chief deputy district attorney with the Montgomery County District Attorney’s office, says the suspect will likely stay in the juvenile court system because of his age and because his criminal record consisted of only a few misdemeanors.

Montgomery police say they arrested the teenager Saturday night after responding to reports of gunshots during the postgame fireworks show at Riverwalk Stadium, after the minor league game between Montgomery and the visiting Tennessee Smokies. There were no injuries reported at the game.

The boy has been charged in juvenile court with reckless endangerment, firing a pistol in city limits and carrying a pistol without a license.

According to WAKA, Montgomery police also arrested 20-year-old Marcus Judkins after allegedly making threats on Facebook regarding shots being fired at Riverfront Park.  He’s being held in Montgomery County jail on $15,000 bond.

A Facebook posting under the account “Rkg Mango Rip Kris” stated- “we goin shoot the riverfront up.” And another post said “whoever goin to the river front better stay yo a** at home cause sh** finna get real.”

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