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Posted: August 12, 2013 11:36 p.m.

Teen accused of Friday shooting charged with murder

The juvenile accused of the shooting death of 19-year-old Quintavian Vanard Johnson Friday night, has been charged with felony murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

The alleged shooter is a 16-year-old Eastside High School student, and is currently being held at a juvenile detention center. It is unclear if the teen will be charged as an adult. A hearing will be held for a judge to determine if the teen will face charges as an adult or as a juvenile.

Detectives with the Covington Police are still working to try and determine the motive for the shooting. According to witnesses, the teens were arguing prior to the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the CPD at 770-786-7605 or online at www.covingtonpolice.com. All tips can be given anonymously.

 

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