Saturday, August 14, 2004
Report: Police also seek another teen
ESPN.com news services
RICHMOND, Calif. -- Richmond police arrested a
suspect in the shooting death of high school football star Terrance
Kelly on Saturday.
The 18-year-old Kelly was gunned down in his car in Richmond
late Thursday night -- less than two days before he was set to
leave for college on an athletic scholarship.
Larry Pratcher, 18, was arrested Saturday morning
after police searched the suspect's home. Richmond police still are investigating the
motive behind the shooting.
The Contra Costa Times reported that police were seeking at least one other teenager not found during the 2:45 a.m. raid.
Kelly was a star linebacker and tight end for Concord's De La
Salle High School, one of the nation's top high school football teams.
Kelly was scheduled to fly to Eugene, Ore., Saturday morning to
start college at the University of Oregon. Family, friends, coaches
and teammates have been devastated by news of Kelly's violent
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.