Man charged in murder of Halifax Co. teen

Samaj-Tojuan Clanton

Samaj-Tojuan Clanton

WELDON, N.C. — A man is in custody in the murder of 15-year-old Keyuon T. Garner Monday night, WTVD reports.

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office arrested Samaj-Tojuan Clanton, 19, and charged him with two counts of attempted murder and one count of murder.

The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. Monday outside the town of Weldon.

Garner was walking with a group when two men came out of a wooded area and started shooting.

Garner was killed and 20-year-old Calvin Robinson was shot in the back. Seventeen-year-old Wilson Green was shot in the leg.

The shooting may also be related to a shooting around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday that killed a two-year-old girl and injured a 54-year-old woman.

Filed in: News

Suggest a correction

1 Comment

  • FaithC

    Samaj-Tojuan Clanton, fancy name for common street scum. Public hanging comes to mind, then leave his body for the vultures.

Comments are closed.


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 76,711 other followers