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16-year-old charged with murder in Marathon gas station case

Marathon Gas Station shooting scene Sunday night

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A 16-year-old male has been charged following a deadly shooting at the Marathon gas station.

Just after 8 p.m Sunday, authorities were called to Ridgeway Road after a group got into a confrontation.

Nicholas Sutton was shot, then rushed to the Regional Medical Center where he later died.

Less than a day later, officers arrested the teen and charged him with murder in the perpetration of a robbery.

Sutton was the 17th homicide victim of the year in the city of Memphis.