EMPORIA, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities say a 15-year-old is charged with committing first-degree murder, according to the Emporia Police Department. 

On Feb. 14, police responded to a home in the 600 block of Clay St. where they found 20-year-old Jaquan Crumpler suffering from a fatal gunshot wound. 

Police added there were no signs of forced entry and the house was not in disarray, leading police to believe Crumpler knew the shooter. 

One week later, police served the unidentified 15-year-old with a juvenile petition and detention order in connection to the crime. 

The teen is also charged with use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. The boy was taken to Crater Juvenile Detention Center. 

Police did not release any information on what may have led to the shooting. 

Anyone with information relative to this investigation is asked to contact Emporia Police at (434) 634-2121 or Emporia/Greensville Crime Line at (434) 634-1111. All calls are anonymous. 

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