Friday, June 15, 2012
Shawn Nafeese Duell is alleged to have shot James “Mack” Brown in Phoenixville on May 8.
James “Mack” Brown, 18, the Phoenixville man who was shot in the groin on May 8 in an apparent drug deal gone awry, took the stand to face his alleged shooter and his co-conspirator at a preliminary hearing on Thursday, The Mercury is reporting. Brown, who admitted he didn’t remember much because he was “high” at the time of the crime, testified that he got in a car the afternoon of the shooting with Shawn Nafeese Duell, 20, and Garrett Sterner, 19, with the intention of finding them marijuana. It soon became clear to him that wasn’t Duell or Sterner’s plan. After Duell and Sterner allegedly exchanged text messages outlining a plan to rob Brown, Sterner, the driver, pulled the car over in the parking lot of the Pennsylvania House Hotel. …
Friday, June 1, 2012
He is still "incapacitated" by his injuries.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Shawn Nafeese Duell, 20, was removed after a tirade.
The alleged gunman in the May 8 shooting of a Phoenixville teenager in the parking lot of The Pennsylvania House Hotel had an outburst in court on Tuesday afternoon during a hearing related to a separate shooting he committed in Pottstown, according to The Mercury. Shawn Nafeese Duell, during testimony related to his April 15 shooting of a Pottstown man and his mother–both of whom survived–was ordered from the courtroom by Judge Edward Kropp after going on an expletive-laden tirade. While the prosecuting attorney argued that his bail should not be lowered, citing his involvement in a separate shooting, Duell, according to the report, rose and began screaming that his charge in the Phoenixville shooting was assault rather than murder. “I …
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Two men arrested in Pottstown on Friday were charged Wednesday afternoon.
Shawn Nafeese Duell, 20, of Lower Pottsgrove, and Garrett Thomas Sterner, 19, of Pottstown, have been charged by Phoenixville police for their roles in the May 8 shooting of a teen in the parking lot of the Pa. House Hotel, Sergeant Joseph Nemic told Patch in an email. Duell, believed to be the gunman, and Sterner, the alleged driver of the silver Nissan sedan the victim, James “Mack” Brown, was shot inside of, are facing multiple charges of aggravated assault, simple assault, robbery, possession of a prohibited firearm, terroristic threats, reckless endangerment, receipt of stolen property, and assault with a deadly weapon. Duell and Sterner have been in custody since May 11, when Pottstown police arrested them in Sterner’s apartment on a…