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Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Sussex Co. Teen

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JARRATT, Va. (WRIC)—A Petersburg man faces three charges in connection with the shooting death of a Sussex County teenager in September.

Around 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8, the Sussex County Sheriff's Office and Virginia State Police responded to a residence on the 26000 block of Jefferson Road in Jarratt. Tyler Givens, 15, of Jarratt, had been shot and died at the scene. A handgun was recovered at the residence.

On Nov. 18, 24-year-old Garrick Lewis turned himself in to the Sussex County Sheriff's Office and was charged with involuntary manslaughter, discharging a firearm in an occupied building and reckless handling of a firearm.

The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation's Chesapeake Field Office continues to investigate the incident.

 

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