Arrest made in Henderson teen's murder

Arthur Thomas Peace Jr. (Courtesy: Henderson Police Dept.)

July 5, 2012 3:46:22 PM PDT
Henderson police have made an arrest in the shooting death of a 14-year-old boy.

Police said they arrested 20-year-old Arthur Thomas Peace Jr. and charged him with one count of first-degree murder.

The shooting happened in the 1300 block of South William Street in Henderson around 3 a.m. Wednesday.

Police said Clayton Batchelor Jr. was found lying on the side of the road with a gunshot wound.

Peace is being held without bond in the Vance County Jail. He'll appear in court on July 13.

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