4 Arrested In NC Murder Of Lexington Teen Antoine Gelzer

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LEXINGTON, NC. (THECOUNT) — Michael Young, 25; Jessie Tee Pinkard, 27, and Lauria Mininni, 18, all of Lexington, face charges in the death of 18-year-old Antoine Gelzer, who was found behind 502 Tussey St., in Lexington, KY., early Wednesday morning.

Police said the fatal shooting occurred following a failed robbery attempt. The suspects opened fire, striking Gelzer, and fled the scene.

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Lexington police responded to a call of gunshots near Connor Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard shortly before 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, but found no evidence of a crime. At about 2 a.m. Wednesday, Lexington police received a report that Gelzer was missing and possibly the victim of a gunshot. source

Officers searched the area and found Gelzer’s body behind the vacant house.

Young was jailed on a $150 secured bond on charges including attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery and breaking and entering. Pinkard was jailed on a $100,000 secured bond on charges including attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery. Mininni was jailed under a $75,000 secured bond on a charge of conspiracy to commit robbery.

A 14-year-old boy is being held on a charge of attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon.

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