Arrests made in shooting death of 1-year-old at home on Leland Avenue

A grand jury indicted the parents of 1-year-old Javion Sexton in connection with the fatal shooting of the toddler on June 18 at a residence on Leland Avenue, according to the St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office.

Avion Sexton, Sr., 23, was indicted on the following charges:

  • Neglect of a dependent resulting in death a level 1 felony
  • Neglect of a dependent resulting in serious bodily injury
  • Neglect of a dependent resulting in bodily Injury
  • Neglect of a dependent a level 6 felony
  • Possession of a narcotic drug a level 5 felony
  • Possession of a narcotic drug a level 3 felony
  • Possession of a narcotic drug a level 4 felony
  • Dealing in narcotic drug a level 5 felony
  • Dealing in a narcotic drug a level 4 felony
  • Dealing in a narcotic drug a level 3 felony
  • Dealing in a narcotic drug a level 2 felony
  • Possession of a controlled substance a class a misdemeanor
  • Possession of a narcotic drug a level 6 felony

Eboni Hosea, 23, was indicted on the following charges:

  • Neglect of a dependent a level 6 felony
  • Neglect of a dependent resulting in bodily injury
  • Neglect of a dependent resulting in serious bodily injury
  • Neglect of a dependent resulting in death a level 1 felony
  • Possession of a narcotic drug a level 6 felony
  • Possession of a narcotic drug a level 5 felony
  • Possession of a narcotic drug a level 4 felony
  • Possession of a narcotic drug a level 3 felony
  • Possession of controlled substance a class a misdemeanor

Hosea turned herself in on October 15 and was booked into the jail.

Sexton has not been arrested and is wanted.

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