15-year-old accused of killing 13-year-old in Vance County

HENDERSON, N.C. (WTVD) -- A 15-year-old is accused of shooting and killing 13-year-old Tuesday afternoon.

It happened around 12:30 p.m. on Foxfire Drive in Henderson, according to Vance County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies arrived at the scene and found a 13-year-old had been shot. The young teen was taken to Duke University Hospital, but he did not survive.

Investigators were able to identify a suspect in the shooting. They then obtained a Secure Custody Order for a 15-year-old on charges of attempted first-degree murder. That charge will likely be increased to first-degree murder.
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