By: KDKA-TV News Staff
DUQUESNE, Pa. (KDKA) – A 14-year-old boy is facing charges in connection with the shooting death of a man in Duquesne.READ MORE: Hundreds Of Kids Get Free Halloween Costumes Thanks To Emma Munson Foundation
Tyion Simmons-McClain is facing charges in the death of 21-year-old Damont Adams, who police say was shot in the head on Ferndale Avenue in March.READ MORE: Woodland Hills High School Moves To Virtual Instruction Due To 'Credible Threats' After Fights At School
According to the criminal complaint, the teen had told family members he went to buy weed from Damont, but didn’t have any money and planned on robbing him.
Police say he told family members he gave Damont fake money and contended that the other person he was with at the time then shot Damont in the back of the head.MORE NEWS: 'It Could Get Worse Before It Gets Better:' Relief On Gas Prices Not On The Horizon
After a search of Damont’s Facebook account, police charged the boy with criminal homicide and robbery.