NEW INFORMATION: Robbery suspect charged in accomplice's death

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The man charged in a robber's shooting death at a Milwaukee-area store is one of the victim's alleged accomplices, not the store employee who allegedly fired the fatal shot.

Twenty-year-old Tedric D. Sanders of Milwaukee was charged Tuesday with felony murder. The charge, plus an enhancement as a repeat felony offender, carries a maximum penalty of 41 years in prison.

The criminal complaint says Sanders and Joshua Drake tried to rob an eyeglasses store last Thursday. An employee exchanged gunfire with Drake, who died at the scene. Sanders was taken to a hospital with an apparent gunshot wound to the head.

Online court records didn't list a defense attorney for Sanders.

It wasn't immediately clear whether the store employee would be charged. Prosecutor Antoni Apollo didn't immediately return a message Tuesday.

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