Bond Granted for Woman Charged in King Carter Case

The mother of one of the three teens charged in the killing of a young boy in Miami-Dade who is accused of tampering with evidence will be allowed to post bond.

Tameka Thompson appeared in court Wednesday where a Miami-Dade judge agreed to a $40,000 bond with house arrest. She's also been ordered to stay away from her son, 18-year-old Leonard Adams.

Detectives said Adams, Irwen Pressley and Tamar Teems got into a shootout sparked by a social media feud in February. King Carter, 6, was outside the apartment complex where he lived and was caught in the crossfire.

Police said Thompson tried to get rid of the car used in the shooting, which was full of bullet holes, by paying an acquaintance $50. The black Lexus was later found at a junkyard.

Thompson has been charged with one count of tampering with physical evidence and witness tampering in a capital felony. Adams, Pressley and Teems are all being held without bond.

The senseless death of the young boy angered the community and many held vigils and marched in Carter's memory.

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