Katrelle James charged with attempted murder in Denver for allegedly shooting teen

A 22-year-old man who allegedly shot a teenager, who was inside a vehicle and being driven home from school, has been formally charged in Denver with attempted first-degree murder.

Katrelle James faces multiple charges in connection to the Aug. 22 incident in the 1000 block of East 14th Avenue, the District Attorney’s Office announced on Wednesday.

The 13-year-old boy, who was shot in the arm, was taken by ambulance to Denver Health Medical Center on the day of the shooting.

James has been charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder – extreme indifference; two counts of attempted first-degree murder – after deliberation; one count of first-degree assault causing serious bodily injury; one count of first-degree assault – extreme indifference; one count of illegal discharge of a firearm; as well as with four counts of a sentence enhancing charge of using a weapon to commit a violent crime.

James was advised of the charges he faces, all felonies, on Tuesday.


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