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16-year-old charged in August slaying

Posted October 7, 2009

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— Police arrested a 16-year-old Wednesday in an August shooting death in southeast Raleigh.

Akeem Paige of Raleigh was charged with murder in the Aug. 19 death of Christopher Degrantus Fowler.

Officers responded to a reported shooting at 611 Peyton St. and found Fowler, 20, dead at the scene.

No other details of the shooting or the arrest were released.


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  • Diabolical Oct 7, 2009

    getting younger and younger

  • annieaamrm Oct 7, 2009

    yes yes... parents fault :-|

  • euimport Oct 7, 2009

    kill all killers and that will put a stop to it ... quickly.
    ne delay, no mercy

  • freetospeak Oct 7, 2009

    I'm sorry, but in the part of Raleigh, profiling is usually right on.

  • bsybsybsy Oct 7, 2009

    My 16 year old son is worried about getting good grades in PreCalculus. Then you have this 16 year old killing someone. What happened that made their lives turn out so different? I'm guessing rules, expectations, and involved parents-both of them!

  • Professor Oct 7, 2009

    This is another sad story involving an underaged child. This child (16 years old) should have to spend 30 years in prison. If the parents did not raise him to go in the right direction; maybe the prison can teach him something.