Teen Gunned Down Near North Carolina ATM, Suspect Arrested A Month Later

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Source: Fayetteville police; MEGA

Jul. 1 2022, Published 1:04 p.m. ET

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A teenager was shot dead in North Carolina, and a month later, police say they arrested the suspected killer.

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On May 13, police in Fayetteville, North Carolina, responded to a CashPoints ATM after a 17-year-old was shot several times.

The name of the victim has not been released. The victim was taken to the hospital, where he died from his injuries.

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Investigators identified Lamon Isaiah Townsend, 21, as a suspect in the case. He was arrested on June 29 in South Carolina by the U.S. Marshals.

Townsend now faces a first-degree murder charge and awaits extradition to North Carolina.

Investigators have not released a motive in the shooting.


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