Four charged in murder of Raleigh teen

Teen shot on Poole Road in Raleigh
June 25, 2011 7:22:10 AM PDT
Police have charged four men in connection to the murder of a Raleigh teen. It happened in the 2800 block of Poole Road around 11:30 p.m. Thursday.

Police say the victim, 16-year-old Darius Latrae Johnson, was taken to WakeMed Hospital, where he later died.

The 911 tapes reveal a panicked situation.

CALLER: Yes, yes I have an emergency 911: Where is it at? CALLER: On Poole Road 911: Where at on Poole Road? CALLER: I'm at a church CALLER: I was at my friends.. (inaudible).. and they started shooting him.

Authorities have charged 17-year-old Solister Lester, 18-year-old Alexander Leon Walton, 19-year-old Rodney Nigee Pledge Taylor and 29-year-old Floyd Clifton Creecy Jr., with murder.

Meanwhile, Poole Road has been reopened to the public after being closed for several hours overnight as authorities investigated the scene.

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