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Arrest made in shooting of 14-year-old boy

June 3, 2011 3:51:06 AM PDT
Police arrested a man in the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy on a street in Brooklyn.

Police say 18-year-old Dequan Edwards was arrested Thursday night and charged with second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon.

Edwards is accused of fatally shooting Tyrek O'Hara-Morris in the head on Park Place in Crown Heights shortly after 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

O'Hara-Morris was just a few of blocks from his home at the time.

Thursday night, friends and family held an emotional vigil on the street where he was killed.


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