Elisha Cole, 17, of Waldorf was shot on Oct. 3 outside a home on Wildmeadows Street in Waldorf. Investigators now say 24-year-old Andre Johnson of La Plata fired several shots at a group of people, and one of them returned fire and killed Cole.
The Charles County Sheriff’s Office said 17-year-old Elisha Cole, a student at Thomas Stone High School, was gunned down at the end of Wildmeadows Street in Waldorf shortly before 8 p.m. He collapsed and died as witnesses ran away.
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