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Woman shoots 15-year-old boy in the head because someone threw rocks at her home

By Mason White 12:54 PM January 20, 2017
Elisabeth Cannon
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A woman who wanted to take revenge against teens throwing rocks at her home, shot a 15-year-old boy in the head, according to police in Georgia.

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office said that they have arrested 47-year-old Elisabeth Cannon, after being accused of shooting 15-year-old Vernon Marcus Jr.

Cannon has been charged with one count of aggravated assault.

She was booked into jail, and her bail has been set at $11,000.

According to the criminal complaint, Marcus was walking past 4030 Bloomfield Drive with friends when they heard several shots.

The friends then noticed that Marcus had been shot. It was discovered through the investigation at the scene that Cannon had fired the shots.

She was transported to the Detective Bureau, where she was interviewed and charged. The 15-year-old victim is listed in stable but critical condition.

Cannon claimed that the victim and his friends were throwing rocks at her home and she shot at them in self defense. She also said that she only wanted to scare the teens and did not intend to shoot the victim in the head.