15-year-old arrested at D.C. high school, facing murder charges in Virginia

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WASHINGTON (WDVM) — A 15-year-old boy was arrested at Eastern Senior High School on Tuesday. The teen faces murder charges in Virginia.

According to the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office, the teen was involved in a shooting that happened on Oct. 13, 2021, in Onancock, Virginia. Deputies responding to the shooting found 23-year-old Nicholas Kyle Joseph on the scene suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Joseph died from his injuries on Oct. 14.

Another teenager, a 17-year-old boy, is also being charged with Joseph’s murder. That teen has been arrested as well and is being held at the Norfolk Juvenile Detention Center. The 15-year-old is being extradited back to Virginia as of Thursday.

Both boys are being charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder, robbery, use of a firearm while committing a robbery and use of a firearm while committing a felony.

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