Three teens charged in fireworks explosion

16-year-old Brandon Shirey

April 11, 2011 5:29:26 PM PDT
Wake County authorities have charged three teens in connection with the April 1 fireworks explosion in Wake Forest.

Authorities say the juveniles cut into a container containing commercial grade fireworks, setting some of them off. No one was injured.

Authorities arrested 16-year-old Brandon Shirey Monday. He's charged with breaking and entering into a motor vehicle, felony larceny and two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

The other two teens are 14 and 15 years old, so they're identities are not being released.

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