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Teen waives court appearance in shooting death


The teenager accused of shooting and killing a soldier and former SCAD student waived his first court appearance.

The 14-year-old was scheduled to appear in court Monday afternoon, but he waived his appearance.

Police in Atlanta charged the boy with the shooting death of Xavier Arnold. Investigators say it happened during an armed robbery on a bike path.

Police have not released the suspect's name.This past weekend, Arnold's friends and family held a vigil in his honor.

Police are looking for a second suspect in the case.

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