FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - The man charged with murder in the death of a 15-year-old boy back in February is accused in a separate case of threatening and chasing a teen with a gun last year.
Linda Alvarez and her son Caleb Aquino said Cameron Hallett showed up at their home twice last September.
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Both times he was searching for his girlfriend and child, but on the last visit, they say he pointed a gun at Caleb.
Aquino ran to his mother's room. She had answered the door the first time but didn't think Hallett would return.
"I look over and right behind him comes Cameron chasing after him and I'm like what are you doing in my house? Caleb's like 'Tell him Trinity is not here' I'm like I just told you an hour ago she's not here. He's like I know she's here. I'm like no she isn't you need to get out of my house," Linda Alverez said.
Hallett left when they called police.
He was found within minutes and charged with possession of a stolen gun, marijuana and breaking into a home.
"I told them everything. Where the gun was it was loaded, what the gun looked like what car he was in and which way he went. That's how they found him so fast," Aquino explained.
Hallett was released within days, and within months he was wanted by police again.
Police say he shot and killed 15-year-old Eric McDonnell Jr. on Euclid Avenue last month.
He's now charged with murder.
Alverez wonders what would have happened if he had remained in jail.
"In the back of my mind, knowing what he does for a living and what he did that day, and hearing other things about what happened with him and Trinity, I wasn't doubtful that he would be back in the news. I didn't think he was going to kill anybody. It shouldn't have happened. He would've still been in jail if they did their job properly," she said.