4 charged in murder of Chester 13-year-old Ny'Ques Davis

Authorities in Chester have arrested and charged four people in connection with the shooting death of a teenage boy last month.

Back on May 3, police say 13-year-old Ny'Ques Davis was found in the back yard of a home suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the head and abdomen near 20th and Potter streets.

He succumbed to his injuries the following day.

Witnesses told police that Davis was running away from the gunfire through the backyards of homes in the area. 

Witnesses say they observed a silver 2007 Acura SUV in the area.

After further investigation, Chester Police have arrested and charged Tavon Starkey, 23, Keyonte Watkins, 23, Danielle Showell, 30, and Sulayman Womack, 22.

Tavon Starkey, 23, Danielle Showell, 30, and Keyonte Watkins, 23. (Chester Police Department)

All four suspects have been charged with first-degree murder and related offenses.

Davis was an eighth-grader at Chester Charter Scholars Academy. His family says he was a basketball and football standout with a smile that could light up a room.  His basketball team will wear his initials on their jerseys next year to honor their teammate.

His father, Kyle Davis, told FOX 29's Chris O'Connell he is grateful arrests were made in the case but still doesn't know why his son was shot on his way to play basketball.

“They never encountered him until that day he walked out of my door and walked down that street," he said.




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