PHOENIX — Authorities say a 17-year-old boy will be charged with murder in
a fatal late-night shooting at a Phoenix park.
Phoenix police said Friday the teen is being detained in Maricopa County
juvenile court, where he will be charged with first-degree murder, attempted
first-degree murder and aggravated assault.
The teen was arrested Thursday.
Police said the suspect is accused of shooting at 22-year-old Dershawn Stuard
and a 14-year-old boy on June 26 while the two were playing basketball.
Stuard died at the scene but the 14-year-old victim’s injuries were not
Police initially spent several hours conducting a search of the area using
canines as well as getting a description of the suspect.