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16-year-old suspected in shooting death of 17-year-old in Anderson turns self in to police

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Posted at 8:40 PM, Jan 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-06 08:30:57-05

ANDERSON — A 16-year-old boy sought in connection with the shooting death of a 17-year-old boy at an Anderson apartment complex late Sunday has turned himself in, police said.

According to a report from the Anderson Police Department, officers were called to Fairview Park Apartments around 9:15 p.m. Sunday on report of a shooting.

Police say the victim, Andon Oliver, was found inside a vehicle with a gunshot wound. Oliver was rushed to the hospital but later died. His death is being investigated as a homicide.

A number of witnesses were interviewed following the shooting and police identified a person of interest as a 16-year-old Anderson teen, who is now in police custody.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Anderson Police Department at 765-648-6775 or Crime Stoppers at 765-649-8310.