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WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. -- A 16-year-old male is dead after a shooting outside an apartment complex.

Family members identified the teen as  16-year-old Exzavion Dent,the oldest of three children in his family.

His mother and father were too shaken to speak on camera but immediately said youth violence is a serious problem and something needs to be done to end it.

They didn't know who could be responsible for the shooting but  Dent's cousin, Sherry Levy asked for your help.

"If anyone knows anything that can help we ask you to speak up, this has to stop," said Levy.

If you have any information call West Memphis Police at (870) 732-7555.