14-year-old charged in fatal Brownsville shooting

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Aaron Nathaniel, 14, was arrested Wedneday in connection to the fatal shooting of 16-year-old Timi Oyebola. Aaron Nathaniel, 14, was arrested Wedneday in connection to the fatal shooting of 16-year-old Timi Oyebola.
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The 14-year-old accused of shooting and killing another teen in Brownsville has been charged with second-degree murder.

Aaron Nathaniel, 14, was arrested Wednesday in connection to the fatal shooting of 16-year-old Timi Oyebola. 

Nathaniel faced a judge Thursday after turning himself in.

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Officials say Oyebola was shot in the head while playing basketball at the Chester Playground on Sept. 21.

Prosecutors say there is surveillance video showing Nathaniel firing the gun and running off.

Officials say they believe Oyebola was not the intended target of the shooting.

Nathaniel is due back in court Tuesday.

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