Police: Charleston women lured into apartment then shot by ex-boyfriend

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February 07 2021 06:00 pm

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WOWK) – Charleston Police have released more information pertaining to an early morning shooting that took place at the Vista View apartments.

Twenty-year-old Quentia Ellis was transported to a local hospital after police say she was shot in her back by ex-boyfriend, Kerry Jemison, 27 years old of Charleston.

According to police, Ellis was lured into Jemison’s apartment he currently shares with his wife, Cierra Jemison.

According to Ellis, Cierra disabled her with pepper spray and then she was shot by Kerry Jemison.

Police say Kerry ran away and was then apprehended by police outside the apartment complex. Officers found the gun in the apartment’s trash chute.

Both Kerry and Cierra are charged with Malicious Wounding and have been taken to South Central Regional Jail.

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