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Man charged with murder after 17-year-old was shot, killed in his driveway

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Posted at 1:59 PM, Oct 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-18 14:59:11-04

LAVERGNE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a 17-year-old’s shooting death at his home in LaVergne.

Justin “Tony” Garcia, a LaVergne High School student, was shot and killed on October 8 on Center Street.

LaVergne police confirmed Friday that Deonte’ Moore was arrested and charged with first-degree murder, unlawful possession of a weapon while committing a felony, and especially aggravated robbery.

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Moore was previously identified as a person of interest in the case.

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