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Teen Charged with Murder in Saturday’s Fatal Shooting in Beecher Area

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Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton has charged a Flint teenager with the Saturday afternoon fatal shooting of a Beecher resident during an armed robbery.

According to police reports, 17-year-old Darshaun Devonta Demond of Flint, shot and killed 21-year-old Lavantez Phipps at his home on Nasser Street off Coldwater Road in Mt. Morris Township during an armed robbery around 3 p.m.

Leyton charged Demond with five felonies including two counts of homicide, armed robbery and carrying a concealed weapon. If convicted, Demond could spend life in prison.

Demond was expected to be arraigned in 67th District Court. He remains lodged in the Genesee County jail.

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