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Brentnol James Charged with Murder for Today's Fatal Shooting on E. Trinity Lane

11/14/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Homicide Unit detectives this afternoon charged Brentnol James, 58, with criminal homicide for today’s 9:20 a.m. fatal shooting of Brian E. Shannon, 51, in the parking lot of James’ automotive business at 205 E. Trinity Lane.

During an interview with detectives, James acknowledged a lingering dispute with Shannon that he said has been ongoing for years. This morning, Shannon came to the business and was met outside by James, who began striking him before firing shots. Shannon was unarmed.

James is being held without bond pending a hearing.

Detective Kyle Williams is leading this investigation.

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Brentnol James, 58