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Teenager Killed After Shooting At Large Party

Deputies say gunfire erupted at a large party in Halifax county killing an 18-year-old bystander.

Officers were called out to a loud party in the Medoc area of Halifax county. They say several hundred people were attending the party. Then officers heard gunshots. Deputies arrested the shooter at the scene for shooting in public.

An officer then noticed a male lying in the yard of a residence on Highway 48, who had been shot in the back. The officer performed CPR on the victim until Emergency Medical Personnel arrived. The shooting victim, 18-year-old Kevin Davis, later died.

According to Investigators two men were arguing at the party just before shots were fired. Davis was not part of the argument and is believed to have been an innocent bystander.

28-year-old Delorean Taylor of Enfield has been charged with murder and is currently being held at the Halifax County Detention Center under no bond. His court date is set for July 6, 2011.


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