19-year-old suspect applies for youthful offender status in connection to 2016 shooting at Sonic in Madison

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Trevor Cantrell (Photo: Madison Police Department)

MADISON, Ala. - 19-year-old Trevor Cantrell applied for youthful offender status while he faces capital murder-robbery and capital murder-shooting from an occupied vehicle charges. His next court appearance is scheduled for August 3, 2017 at the Limestone County Courthouse.

Cantrell is one of two men charged with capital murder in connection with the shooting death of Jason West on December 26, 2016.

Dacedric Deshun Ward (Photo: Madison Police Department)

22-year-old Decedric Ward is also charged with Cantrell is one of two men charged with capital murder in connection to this case. This is in connection to the shooting at the Sonic near James Clemens High School.

According to the criminal complaint, West agreed to buy Xanax from the two men at the Sonic restaurant on County Line Road.

The document goes on to say the pair always intended to rob West, however Ward pulled a gun and shot him shortly after 3:00 p.m. West died a short time later.

Ward, who has a long rap sheet, has a hearing on May 24. He has a September trial date.

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