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AAA  Nov. 14, 2017 7:29 AM ET
Man arrested in North Carolina teen's shooting death
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(AP) — A man has been arrested in the shooting death of a teen found in a vehicle in North Carolina.

Burlington police said the man faces accessory charges in the death earlier this month.

Eighteen-year-old Amare Rogers of Graham was arrested Monday and charged with accessory after the fact and harboring a fugitive. Police in Graham also charged Rogers with weapons charges.

Police were called to a shooting Nov. 7 and found 17-year-old Travonte Contrell Compton dead from a gunshot wound in the back seat of a ar.

Police are still looking for a 17-year-old teen charged with killing Compton. Investigators say Rogers provided and retrieved the gun after the shooting. Investigators say Rogers also helped the suspect leave Burlington after the shooting.

Associated Press
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