Daycare Owner Sh00ts Her Husband For Allegedly M0l’esting Children
A daycare owner is in cust’ody after sho*oting her husband for a’llegedly mol*esting children at her daycare according to WUSA9. The pol1ce confirmed that a man was shot and a woman is in cust’ody Thursday evening after an active barricade situation at a well-known, luxury hotel in Southwest, D.C.
The incide’nt started around 7:40 p.m. at the Mandarin Oriental, located at 1330 Maryland Avenue Southwest, after at least one shot was fir’ed in a hotel room, a pol1ce spokesperson said. Upon arrival, a woman was foun’d barricaded in the room with a wo!unded man.
DC Pol1ce told WUSA9 just past 8:30 p.m. that the initial barricade situation had ended and that two gu!ns were recovered from the woman. Pol1ce confirmed that the man was con`scious and breathi1ng after he was sho~t. According to a filed affidavit, officers said Shanteari Weems alle’gedly sh’ot her husband of five years and threa’tened to sho*ot herself.
When they asked her who the wo’unded man was she said her husband was “a child mol*ester,” and according to the affi’davit, she was alerted about the al’leged mo*lestation by the children who were enro’lled there. According to CBS, property records show her as the owner of Lil Kidz Kastle Daycare Center in Owings Mills. The ‘daycare is currently closed
Baltimore County Pol1ce said in a statement. “Due to the sens’itive cir’cumstances leading up to this in’cident, the Baltimore County Pol1ce Department continues supporting the imp’acted families. As this inve`stigation moves forward, the daycare facility remains closed.”
Weems admi`tted that she did not want to kil*l her husb`and, but wan`ted to harm him. She also said she wan`ted to take her own life, she is being char`ged with assault with intent to k*ill and is currently held without bond.