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Man Accused of Killing Teenager

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(Memphis) A man is in jail accused of killing a Memphis teenager.

15-year-old Sharquette Smith was taken to The Med early Sunday morning with a gunshot wound. He died in the emergency room.

Police say Smith was shot inside his car in front of 566 Sharon. Investigators say two men approached the car and started firing shots.

18-year-old Antwion Dowdy was later arrested. He’s charged with First Degree Murder.