Wearing an orange prison suit, 18-year-old Sadequin Anderson stood before a Lenoir County judge on Wednesday. The Wake County Sheriff's Office says the teen turned himself in to authorities Tuesday night.
But Anderson's father tells WITN his son is innocent.
When asked about his son, Steven McEaddy said, "He just went off. He said, 'How could this happen to me?' I wasn't even there."
Detectives believe the teen fatally shot 33-year-old Anthony Miller outside the Simon Bright Apartments in Kinston Sunday evening. Anderson's parents believe police have the wrong guy.
McEaddy said, "Is there a video? Because if it is, there's somebody running around here looking just like him, because he was with me and I got evidence."
Anderson's father says his son was in Raleigh visiting at the time of the shooting.
"I got so much evidence that it is ridiculous," said McEaddy. "You can't be in two places at one time. It's impossible."
While Anderson's parents maintain his innocence, they said they feel sorry for the victim's family.
Miller's funeral will be Saturday at 12:00 p.m. at the Greater Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Kinston.