Four people have been charged in connection with the October shooting death of a Lexington teen at a Lawrenceburg convention center, according to Kentucky State Police.
Kendall R. Berry, 28, and William L. Edwards, 27, were arrested Friday and each charged with complicity to murder, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, and first-degree wanton endangerment, state police said Monday.
Antoine Q. James, 28, and Kenneth R. Berry, 23, were also arrested Friday and each charged with complicity to murder. James’ first name was also spelled Antonie in a state police news release.
The four were charged in connection with the Oct. 11 shooting death of 18-year-old DaMycal Tre Bolton.
Kentucky State Police officers were conducting a traffic stop near Eagle Lake Convention Center in Lawrenceburg when they heard what sounded like multiple gunshots.
Officers found Bolton unresponsive in the parking lot of the convention center about 1:30 a.m. Bolton died at the scene.
The Anderson News reported that Bolton was at an after-hours party at the convention center when he was shot in the head. Investigators obtained video allegedly showing Edwards with a handgun, shooting “around” a crowd of uninvolved people, and two unidentified males with the victim who weren’t wounded, the Anderson News reported citing court documents.
State police said they are working with other police agencies to try to find two other suspects in the case.
Kendall Berry, Kenneth Berry and Edwards were being held in the Fayette County jail. James is at Blackburn Correctional Complex in Lexington, state police said.
James’ parole was revoked on Dec. 18, 2015. He was convicted on Dec. 21, of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to state corrections. Before that, he was convicted in December 2013 of second-degree burglary that occurred in 2006, according to the state corrections department website. He was sentenced to prison, but parole was recommended in March 2014.
Kenneth Berry also has persistent-felon and drug charges pending, according to the Fayette jail website. He has previously been convicted of trafficking in cocaine.
Anyone with information to aid in the investigation is asked to call detective Gabe Welch at State Police Post 12 in Frankfort, 502-227-2221.