A Baltimore mother and son have been convicted in connection with the fatal shooting of a 32-year-old man following a fight in December, 2018.
A jury found Terrance Belton, 20, guilty of manslaughter for shootingEdward Calloway, who was found suffering from gunshot wounds in the Carrollton Ridge neighborhood. His Shakiea Worsley, 37, was
Belton was also convicted of using a firearm in a crime of violence carrying a handgun. His mother, Shakiea Worsley, 37, was found guilty of accessory after the fact to manslaughter.
On Dec. 6, 2018, Worsley drove Belton to the 1900 block of McHenry Street in a white Ford Taurus, got out of the car and stood on the street corner, according to video evidence and witness testimony gathered by police.
Calloway arrived to the same area and approached Belton and Worsley with a gun in hand, according to the State Attorney’s Office. Belton told authorities that Calloway gave the gun to another individual nearby and walked into a store on the corner of McHenry and Monroe Streets. When Calloway left the store, authorities say, he got into an altercation with Worsley that left both of them fighting on the ground.
Calloway got up from the fight and started walking quickly towards Belton, who fired five shots. Belton fled the scene with Worsley, and Calloway died the next day.
Baltimore police found five cartridge casings and one bullet fragment, along with a red iPhone and other personal items, according to the State’s Attorney’s Office. Detectives later found out the phone belonged to Worsley, who had dropped it while fighting on the ground.when the fight occurred.
Maryland court records show Belton was charged with second-degree murder, but the jury came back with the lesser verdict of manslaughter. A sentencing date has not been set.