College-bound kid killed Saturday was also a mugger

Categories: Homicide Files


Tim Jackson, the teen who died early Saturday morning, was fatally stabbed by a man he was trying to rob.

Jackson, 17, was an American Indian who had just been accepted to college, according to a family friend. On Tuesday, 17-year-old Andre Sheldon Whirlwind Horse, was charged with attempted robbery, Minnesota Public Radio reports:

Whirlwind Horse told police he and Jackson had planned to go to the Greenway to find someone to beat up and rob.

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