14-year-old girl dies after being found shot at park, suspect arrested

Darvon Malik Fletcher was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Taylor Smith (Credit: WSOC)

One North Carolina teenager has been arrested and accused of murdering a 14-year-old girl.

WSOC reports, Darvon Malik Fletcher was taken into custody Tuesday and charged with first-degree murder in the death of Taylor Sorera Smith.

Police said Smith was found in a park Monday afternoon.

Authorities said the shooting happened about 3 p.m. in River Street Park in Mount Holly, which is 12 miles northwest of Charlotte.

Smith was shot multiple times and was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.

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