Charges dropped in Eas­ton Le­gion shoot­ing

The Morning Call (Sunday) - - LOCAL NEWS -

After the al­leged vic­tim re­canted his story, Northamp­ton County pros­e­cu­tors dropped all charges Mon­day against Rashad E. Jones, 28, of Eas­ton, who was ac­cused of shoot­ing and wound­ing an­other man May 20 in an Amer­i­can Le­gion post in the city. As­sis­tant Dis­trict At­tor­ney Abra­ham Kas­sis said au­thor­i­ties be­lieve they ar­rested the right per­son, but given the vic­tim’s un­re­li­a­bil­ity, could not go for­ward with the pros­e­cu­tion. What’s next? At­tempted mur­der and other charges were dis­missed.

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