TEXARKANA, Texas — Texarkana, Texas, police have made two arrests in connection with the fatal Tuesday night shooting of a 16-year-old.
Bosnia "Bos" Taylor, 21, of Texarkana, Ark., and her brother, Demarious Taylor, 20, of Ashdown, Ark., were arrested on murder charges in the killing of Notorious Crabtree, according to a statement from Texarkana, Texas, Police spokesman Shawn Vaughan.
Bail for the accused siblings has been set at $1 million each and both are being held in the Bowie County jail.
Bosnia Taylor and another woman were allegedly engaged in an altercation during the day Tuesday, which led Bosnia Taylor to post messages on social media asking for another fight, Vaughn said.
"Shortly after, she arrived on Meadowbrook with seven other people, including Demarious Taylor. Witnesses said that a fight ensued between the two groups and, at some point, Bosnia Taylor told Demarious Taylor to 'shoot him.' Demarious Taylor then produced a pistol and fired at Crabtree, striking him once in the chest. The group fled the scene in their two vehicles," Vaughn said.
Dispatchers received multiple 911 calls about a person who had been shot at the intersection of Westlawn Drive and Meadowbrook Lane. Responding officers found Crabtree lying in the street with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene by LifeNet after lifesaving measures by police were unsuccessful.
Bosnia Taylor is mentioned in a probable cause affidavit concerning the recent arrest of Carjuan Kelley, 19, for 23 counts of terroristic acts by Texarkana, Ark., police.
In the Carjuan Kelley case, Bosnia Taylor is only a witness, not a suspect, according to records.
Kelley is currently being held in the Miller County jail with bail set at $250,000. Kelley is accused of "shooting wildly" in the early hours of Jan. 20 in the parking lot of the Links Apartments on State Line Avenue in Texarkana, Ark. Numerous cars and a nearby hotel were struck by flying bullets.
Bosnia Taylor allegedly told investigators during an interview in late January that she is pregnant with Kelley's child. The current status of Bosnia Taylor's alleged pregnancy is unknown. Other witnesses to the Jan. 20 shooting allegedly reported that Kelley was angry with the father of Bosnia Taylor's son and shot at the child's father after a verbal confrontation in the Links Apartments parking lot near building 30.
The father of Bosnia Taylor's son, Fabian Phillips, 19, is charged with hindering apprehension in connection with the Jan. 20 shooting at the Links and is currently being held in the Miller County jail.
Bosnia Taylor was arrested Aug. 14 by the Texarkana, Texas, Police Department after she made an allegedly false claim that she could not find two children she had brought with her to Walmart on New Boston Road. Police suspected Bosnia Taylor fabricated the missing child report because she was being confronted about items she had not paid for and had been previously banned from the store. She pleaded guilty Aug. 30 to misdemeanor criminal trespass and was sentenced to 17 days in the county jail with credit for time served.
Vaughn said additional arrests in Crabtree's shooting are possible and that the investigation is ongoing. Texarkana, Texas, police are asking that anyone with information on this felony crime who has not already been interviewed by investigators contact them at 903-798-3116 or Texarkana Area Crime Stoppers at 903-793-STOP.