Shooting victim dies, suspect apprehended

Mar. 13, 2014 @ 06:41 PM

Update: Pierre Amerson, 21, was taken into custody Thursday afternoon by the Sanford Police Department and served warrants for murder in connection with the slaying of a 15-year-old West Lee Middle School student.


Thomas Dolby Jr., the 15-year-old West Lee Middle School student who was shot Monday night, has died.

Warrants for Pierre Alexander Amerson, 21, of the 2500 block of Bella Bridge Road, Broadway, have been upgraded to murder, according to authorities.

Anyone with information concerning his whereabouts is asked to contact the Sanford Police Department at (919) 777-1051.