Boca Raton Shooter booked, now on mental health standby
The Friday morning shooting led to the lockdown of the primary and preschool zone
BY: ANDREW COLTON | Editor and publisher
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) – The woman seen above – Dyesha Coleman – is the woman police randomly shot dead from a delivery driver in the Greater London area. JC Mitchell Elementary School early Friday morning.
The victim was shot in the leg after Coleman allegedly claimed his vehicle broke down and needed to use a phone. The story was a lie, according to people familiar with the investigation. Coleman used the trick to get the driver out of the truck.
Within minutes, Boca Raton police raided the area and ordered the lockdown of JC Mitchell Elementary School – which was just starting its day. With the help of a Palm Beach County School District police officer, the suspect was identified and taken into custody.
The whole ordeal only lasted a few minutes.
Dyesha Renee Coleman of 1350 N. Dixie Highway is now in the Palm Beach County Jail. She is charged with: robbery – hijacking with a gun or weapon; homicide – a specific crime that can lead to death; theft with a firearm; burglary (of) a home, structure or means of transport while armed; kidnap – commit or facilitate the commission of a crime; shoot a gun at school property.
To clarify two of the charges: No children were harmed or involved – the kidnapping charge, from what we have learned, relates to causing the driver of the truck to leave his vehicle , then use a gun. The charge of “shooting at school property” relates to the fact that the shooting took place on, or very close to, property used by both a nursery school and the JC elementary school. Mitchell.
While Coleman is being held without bail, the Boca Raton Police Department filed their own petition with the court to have her detained for a mental health assessment.
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