Police In Mercer County say a 17 year-old Sharon resident who was shot to death late Saturday night was a sophomore at Sharon High School and a member of the school’s basketball team.
Leangelo Ford was pronounced dead at Sharon Regional Health Center at about 2:00 AM Sunday morning, some two hours after he was shot in the chest. An autopsy was ordered.
Police say they arrested 19 year-old Jontae Barnes, of Sharon, less than 15 minutes after they were called to the shooting scene. Barnes was charged with criminal homicide, and was lodged in the Mercer County Jail on $200,000 bail.