16-Year-Old Shot And Killed In Virginia. A Year Later, Police Say They Cuffed The Suspect.

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Source: MEGA: Portsmouth police

Jun. 19 2022, Published 4:40 p.m. ET

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A 16-year-old was gunned down in Virginia and now, a year later, police say they arrested his suspected killer.

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Around 2 p.m. on May 31, 2021, police in Portsmouth, Virginia, received a call about a shooting incident. When officers arrived, they found a 16-year-old boy with a fatal gunshot wound.

Police have not released the name of the teen.

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Weeks have the killing, police identified Jamel Raiquon Jones, 24, as a killer. He was charged with first-degree murder, two counts of robbery, attempted malicious wounding, three counts of use of a firearm and firearm by a felon.

Investigators did not say if Jones knew the victim before the alleged incident.

This month, nearly a year later, police said Jones was arrested. He was also wanted on unrelated charges, including abduction and kidnapping.


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