Two arrested in Rhode Island accused of killing 15-year-old Harnett County boy

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Two arrested in Rhode Island in death of Harnett County boy, 15
They were in possession of a handgun and operating a stolen vehicle at time.

SPRING LAKE, N.C. (WTVD) -- Two men have been taken into custody in connection to the killing of a 15-year-old Harnett County boy.

Dalton Davis was shot and killed April 12 in the 100 block of Cimarron Drive in Spring Lake.

A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed Monday morning, according to Harnett County Sheriff Wayne Coats.

Tommy Jackson, 23 of Sanford, and Jesse Richardson, 26 of Fayetteville, were both charged with first-degree murder, first-degree burglary, conspiracy to commit burglary and possession of a stolen motor vehicle.

Teen boy shot, killed at Harnett County home Monday morning

They were taken into custody Saturday in Rhode Island with the assistance of the Middletown Police Department, Newport Police Department and Rhode Island State Police.

Jackson and Richardson were armed with a handgun and were driving a stolen vehicle at the time.

Both men will be extradited to Harnett County.