Teen arrested in death of contractor - FOX13 News, WHBQ FOX 13

Teen arrested in death of contractor

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) -

A 15-year-old boy is now charged with shooting and killing a contractor and a second person is being sought in connection with the slaying.

Police say Derek Cunningham and another person robbed and shot 42-year-old J.P. Shelley while he worked on a house on October 4th.

Shelley was taken to the Med in critical condition, and later died from his injuries.

Cunningham is charged as an adult with first degree murder and aggravated robbery.

Police are still looking for the other person.

If you have any information that can help police, call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

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