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Fuquay-Varina Teen Accused Of Shooting Ex-Girlfriend To Remain In Jail

Posted November 21, 2003 5:18 a.m. EST

— A 17-year-old accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend will stay in the Wake County jail.

During Friday's brief court appearance, a judge gave Antoine Nickerson a court-appointed attorney.

Nickerson is charged with shooting his ex-girlfriend, 17-year-old Cassie Lyons, in the head in front of her grandmother's house in Fuquay-Varina Thursday.

Lyons is listed in critical condition at WakeMed. She and Nickerson have a 2-month-old child together.