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Man Arrested In Slaying Of 16-Year-Old Mount Rainier Boy

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MOUNT RAINIER, Md. (AP) — Prince George’s County police have arrested a man in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy.

Police say Eric Brown, 24, of Washington was arrested on Saturday. He’s being held at the District of Columbia jail pending extradition to Prince George’s County, where he’ll be charged with first-degree murder in the death of 16-year-old Dontae Cook.

The victim was shot on Friday evening in the hallway of an apartment building in Mount Rainier. He died at a hospital.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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