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Fayetteville police: Teen wanted in fatal shooting found in Maryland

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A teenager wanted in a fatal shooting Thursday night has been arrested in Maryland, the Fayetteville Police Department said.

Karon Peair Streets, 19, was taken into custody by the Baltimore County Police Department’s Fugitive Unit and will be extradited back to North Carolina, Fayetteville police said in a release Saturday afternoon.

Streets is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 33-year-old Cesar Ivan Viera-Medina of Fayetteville, the department said.

At approximately 8:13 p.m. Thursday, officers were dispatched to the 200 block of North Windsor Drive in reference to a robbery where a firearm was taken. Eight minutes later, officers were dispatched to the 200 block of South Windsor Drive where shots were fired and Viera-Medina was struck in the arm and chest, the release said.

Viera-Medina was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died, police said.

“The preliminary investigation has revealed the suspect robbed a family member of a handgun from the 200 block of N. Windsor Drive fled on foot and opened fire on a residence in the 200 block of S. Windsor Drive,’’ the release said.

Fayetteville, Police Department, fatal shooting, Windsor Drive

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