Atlanta

Teen arrested on murder charges after police say he shot 9-year-old to death

ATLANTA — A boy has been charged with murder and a slew of other charges after police said he shot and killed a 9-year-old boy.

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Kemoni Mack was shot at The Station at Richmond Hill Wednesday night. He was taken to the hospital, where he died.

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Earlier this week, Atlanta police said a 16-year-old boy, who hasn’t been identified because of his age, was the shooter and that they were considering charges.

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On Sunday, police said investigators were able to establish probable cause to arrest the 16-year-old old on murder in the second-degree, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, cruelty to children in the second-degree and possession of a handgun by a person under 18.

The teen turned himself in to authorities and was taken to a youth detention center.

Police have not said if the shooter and the victim were related.