Durham teen charged with manslaughter in Nov. 2015 fatal shooting of 18-year-old

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) —A teen who shot a man in the head and killed him in November 2015 has been charged with manslaughter in the case, Durham Police said.

The suspect, who was 15 at the time of the shooting, has been charged as a juvenile and placed in the Durham County Youth Home.

According to officials, the suspect shot 18-year-old Jermaine Bennett in the back on Nov. 9, 2015 in the 1200 block of Wabash Street just after 7 p.m.

Bennett was taken to the hospital where he later died.

Police said the victim and suspect knew each other and the incident was not random.

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