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Man charged in teen’s fatal shooting in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Authorities have now charged a 19-year-old man in the fatal shooting of a teenager on Milwaukee’s near north side.

The complaint alleges Jivonte Jones lured 18-year-old Oscar Vega to the house on the pretense of selling a TV, then shot the youth while trying to rob him.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports Jones is charged with party to the crime of first-degree intentional homicide, use of a dangerous weapon.

Jones also is charged with armed robbery use of force in the March 7 shooting.

A vehicle taken during the robbery was located the next day by Milwaukee police. Officers staking out the vehicle arrested Jones after he entered the vehicle and led them on a chase before crashing.

Bail was set at $250,000. Jones was being held Monday in the Milwaukee County Jail.

Information from: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, http://www.jsonline.com

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