Elderly White Shooter Reportedly ‘Scared To Death’ Because Of Yarl’s Size, Age

  • The Clay County Prosecutor’s Office on Monday evening filed charges against Andrew Lester in the shooting of Ralph Yarl.
  • Lester is charged with first-degree assault and armed criminal action.
  • Lester said it was “the last thing he wanted to do” but was “scared to death” because of Yarl’s size and his age.

    The probable cause states Lester believes he was protecting himself, but later expressed concern for the victim.