Juvenile arrested in deadly East Nashville shooting

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police said they have a suspect in custody after a shooting in the Cayce Homes area on Oct. 8.

Police say Antonio Gordon-Jenkins is charged in juvenile court with criminal homicide in the fatal shooting of 16-year-old Deberianah Begley.RELATED: 16-year-old girl killed while fleeing gunfire in East Nashville

Police said Gordon Jenkins, 17, is alleged to have been in a group of young men when he fired toward another group in a public housing courtyard. Begley, who was sitting on a porch, was killed when she attempted to run for cover.

Police said the criminal charge was placed after they interviewed the teen Thusday afternoon. He is being held in detention.

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