Deadly shooting leads to arrest of 15-year-old boy in North Carolina, cops say

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Source: Mega

Dec. 3 2021, Published 12:32 p.m. ET

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A 28-year-old man was found shot to death in North Carolina and police say a teen boy has now been charged with his murder.

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Around 4:45 p.m. on Nov. 30, the Burlington Police Department in North Carolina said officers responded to a report of a shooting.

Once at the scene, officers said they found 28-year-old Jaquan Lennel Boyd suffering from a gunshot wound.

Police said he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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After an investigation, officials said they identified a suspect and arrested a 15-year-old male, whose name has not been released, on Dec. 1.

The teen boy was charged with first-degree murder and is currently in custody of the Department of Juvenile Justice, police said. Police have not released a possible motive for the shooting.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call the Burlington Police Department at (336) 229-3500, authorities said.


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