Police searching for two fugitives

Omar Perez Taylor Troy Montell Shelton"These men are considered armed and dangerous, and there should be no attempt to approach these men by the public." So begins a bulletin issued today by the Charlottesville Police Department which is seeking the apprehension of Omar Perez Taylor aka "John Weddle" (in white t-shirt) and Troy Martel Shelton aka "Pork" and "Troy Martel" (in stripes). Police say that Shelton is wanted on six outstanding warrants includng malicious wounding and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Taylor is wanted on two oustanding warrants for carrying a concealed weapon and reckless handling of a firearm.
Taylor, 18, stands 6'3" and weighs 250 pounds; Shelton, 28, stands 6' with a tatoo on his right and weighs 180 pounds.
Police urge any citizen with knowledge of these men's whereabouts to call 911 or Crimestoppers at 434-977-4000
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The Progress says Shelton shot a woman named Deloise Odelle Woodson at her Altavista Avenue home on Sunday, March 19. As for Taylor, the Progress says he's wanted for March 10 shooting in the 900 block of Cherry Avenue. But what/who was shot, the Progress doesn't give a hint... at least not in the little news item in this morning's paper.