UPPER DARBY, Pa. (CBS) â Upper Darby police are trying to locate a teenage suspect wanted for third degree murder. Police say 16-year-old Jermaine Young has been charged as an adult with third-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy.
The incident happened shortly after 6.30pm on Friday evening at a house in Ruskin Lane.
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Court documents claim that Young, the victim and five friends were there to make a video clip when police said Young fired.
BREAKING: Upper Darby Police are trying to locate Jermaine Young, 16, charged as an adult with 3rd degree murder in the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old on Friday night. Court documents claim that Young, the victim and 5 friends were there to make a video clip when police said Young fired. @CBSPhilly pic.twitter.com/eBWHddv2fR
âJoe Holden (@JoeHoldenCBS3) July 4, 2022
According to court documents, Young was allegedly holding a gun on a couch in the basement at the time of the shooting. After the shooting, Young reportedly later told his sister that he had accidentally shot the victim.
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Court documents say Young also allegedly told his sister he didn’t know there was a bullet in the gun.
Anyone with information about Young’s whereabouts is asked to contact Upper Darby Police.
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CBS3’s Joe Holden contributed to this report.