Mt. Vernon Police Seeking Teens Wanted on Welfare Check

Mt. Vernon Police Seeking Teens Wanted on Welfare Check

MT. VERNON – State and local law enforcement were searching Mt. Vernon Sunday for a teen couple wanted on a welfare check in connection with an early morning shooting death in Olney.

The initial incident took place just before 5 a.m. Sunday in a residential area of Olney, and reportedly left a 19-year-old male dead as the result of a drive-by shooting.

The subject sought is an 18-year-old white male, described as 5-feet 11-inches tall and weighing approximately 155 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes. He may be accompanied by a 16-year-old white female.

Authorities ultimately recovered the suspect vehicle Sunday afternoon on North Ninth in Mt. Vernon but the couple had fled the area before law enforcement arrived.’

Authorities ask anyone who has spotted either subject to contact the Mt. Vernon Police Department at 618.242.2131 or 911 and report where they were seen.

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