Woman arraigned in mask case
FLINT (AP) — A Michigan woman was formally charged Tuesday in the fatal shooting of a store security guard who refused to allow her daughter inside because she wasn’t wearing a face mask to protect against transmission of the coronavirus.
Sharmel Teague, 45, was arraigned via video Tuesday in district court, according to the Genesee County prosecutor’s office. She was denied bond and was scheduled for a May 14 probable cause conference.
Teague, her husband, Larry Teague, 44; and her son, Ramonyea Bishop, 23, face first-degree premeditated murder charges in Friday’s killing of Calvin Munerlyn, 43, at a Family Dollar near downtown Flint.
Larry Teague and Bishop have yet to be arrested and were believed to be on the run, prosecutor David Leyton said.
The three defendants also face gun charges.