HOUSTON (CBS Houston) A total of three people have been charged with capital murder in connection with the robbery of Jordans and fatal shooting of a man.
Twenty-two-year-old Joshua Wood died from gunshot wounds during an attempted robbery over a pair of Air Jordan sneakers.
Court records indicate that nineteen-year-old Anthony Wade is charged with capital murder and remains in police custody without bond. Wade joins Neal Bland, 18, and Kegan Arrington, 19. The trio faces capital murder charges in connection with the attempted robbery and fatal shooting of Wood. Arrington is also charged with failure to report a felony.The suspects are scheduled to appear in court Thursday.
Wood was shot on December 21 as he tried to flee from armed robbers who wanted his newly released Air Jordan XI “Bred” sneakers he had purchased earlier in the day.
Wood drove off after being shot, trying to escape. He crashed between two houses, hitting a gas line. The Air Jordan XI “Bred” sneakers have a retail value of about $185.