Open in App
  • Local
  • U.S.
  • Election
  • Politics
  • Crime
  • Sports
  • Lifestyle
  • Education
  • Real Estate
  • Newsletter
  • WOWK 13 News

    Teen indicted in shooting death of tobacco store employee

    By Jessica Patterson,

    27 days ago

    Related Video: Teen charged in deadly Charleston shooting, robbery to be tried as an adult

    CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – A juvenile accused of shooting and killing a tobacco store employee in January has been indicted by a Kanawha County grand jury.

    The grand jury indicted Bre’Juan Williams-Hampton on Friday of first-degree murder and first-degree robbery in the case. Williams-Hampton was 14 at the time of his arrest, and in April, his case was changed from juvenile to adult status .

    Williams Hampton is expected to appear in Kanawha County Circuit Court before Judge Maryclaire Akers at 1:30 p.m. June 11 for his arraignment.

    The charges stem from the death of 19-year-old Caden Martin, who was killed on Charleston’s West Side after being shot at the Tobacco and Pipe Shop on 7th Avenue on Jan. 30.

    In February, a second 14-year-old was charged with first-degree murder and first-degree robbery, according to the Charleston Police Department. That teenager has not been publicly identified as their case is still in juvenile court.

    Both 14-year-olds were also charged with malicious wounding regarding another incident that happened a week prior at the 800 block of Woodward Drive. A 44-year-old woman was shot in the face while walking with her boyfriend , the Charleston Police Department told WOWK 13 News in February.

    Copyright 2024 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

    For the latest news, weather, sports, and streaming video, head to WOWK 13 News.

    Expand All
    Comments / 0
    Add a Comment
    Most Popular newsMost Popular

    Comments / 0