DA: Man in wheelchair shot own mother, another man in Montco

Lorenzo Sims
August 3, 2012 3:16:32 PM PDT
The district attorney's office said a man who uses a wheelchair shot his own mother and another man on Thursday night in Montgomery County.

The suspect is 22-year-old Lorenzo Sims, Jr. He is charged with attempted murder in connection with the double shooting.

The shooting happened at the Willow Hill Apartments in Willow Grove around 10:30 p.m.

Police say Sims got into an argument with 32-year-old Robert Basketbill and shot him in the stomach and right arm.

Investigators say Sims also shot his mother, 44-year-old Keisha Sims, in her right hand. The circumstances of that shooting were not immediately available.

Both victims were taken to the hospital in an unknown condition.

Police recovered a gun at the scene.


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