A 20-year-old is accused of murder for shooting and killing his grandmother’s friend in their Pensacola home early.
Pensacola police said just before 1 a.m. that the shooting took place at a house on 1,300 Block of E Pars Street.
Erskine Ware, 60, was hospitalized initially in serious condition. Police said shortly before 2:30 pm. He died in the hospital.
According to police, Ware was shot multiple times by his girlfriend’s grandson.
Police say the suspect – 20-year-old Da Nautica Kwachawn Pearson – left the scene, but was taken into custody shortly after. He is accused of murder, possession of a firearm by a delinquent criminal and possession of a concealed weapon.
Pearson lived in the house with the couple.