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Jamel Yates has been charged with first-degree murder.
October 05, 2015

Language from Probable Cause Statement: "The defendant and victim K.B. had an agreement to purchase firearms.  The defendant identified the location to meet for the purchase.  As the transaction began defendant began shooting at K.B., D.F., A.W. and De.F.  De.F. was hit and went down.  After the defendant stopped shooting and ran, the witnesses retrieved D.F. and drove him to the hospital.  D.F. died of a gunshot wound." 


*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded guilty. 


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