15-year-old accused of murdering fellow teen in Pennsylvania, cops say

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Source: Harrisburg Police, MEGA

Aug. 14 2021, Published 10:15 a.m. ET

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A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection to an April shooting that killed another teen.

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On Aug. 12, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, police arrested and charged Kaewon Layton, 15, with first- and third-degree murder, as well as other gun-related offenses.

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Layton was allegedly involved with the shooting death of Chaynce King-Henderson, 16, which happened on April 1 in the 2200 block of Berryhill Street, according to Harrisburg police.

According to Penn Live, the shooting happened in the backyard of a home owned by the victim's grandmother. Henderson ran into a neighbor's yard, where he collapsed.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Police have not said how they tied Layton to the crime.

Anyone with information on this, or any active homicide investigation, is asked to contact the Harrisburg Police at (717) 558-6900.

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