CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police in West Virginia have issued an arrest warrant for a teenager in the fatal shooting of a high school student.
Charleston Police Chief Tyke Hunt said Wednesday a warrant for first-degree murder was issued for Dekotis Thomas, 19, of South Charleston, in the April 7 shooting of Kelvin “KJ” Taylor.READ MORE: Redistricting Commission Scales Back Original Plan For Counting Inmates
Hunt said police are seeking information on the whereabouts of Thomas.READ MORE: Former Mylan Executive Pleads Guilty To Insider Trading, Preparing False Tax Return
Taylor, 18, was shot in the chest. He had played football and basketball at Capital High School and was set to graduate next month.
Taylor’s funeral was held on April 16 at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster Visits Western Pennsylvania School For The Deaf, Learns Sign Language
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