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Burlington police arrest teen, 15, on first-degree murder charge
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Burlington police arrest teen, 15, on first-degree murder charge

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BURLINGTON — Police say they have charged a 15-year-old male with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a 28-year-old Burlington man.

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Police arrested the teenager Wednesday, when he was placed in the custody of the Department of Juvenile Justice, according to a news release from the Burlington Police Department. Police did not release his name or any information about what led to the shooting.

Officers responded at 4:42 p.m. Tuesday to the 100 block of James Drive and found Jaquan Lennel Boyd with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said in a news release.

Investigators are asking anyone with information to call them at 336-229-3500. For anonymous methods, call Alamance County-Wide Crimestoppers at 336-229-7100 or by using the mobile App P3 Tips or www.p3tips.com. Tips provided through Crimestoppers may be eligible for cash rewards.

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