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HPD: 15-year-old killed during drug-related robbery

By Jess Grotjahn,


HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A man has been charged with capital murder after police say a 15-year-old died during a drug-related robbery.

The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) says Deiondre Gilmore, 25, is charged with capital murder in connection with the incident that happened on Sunday, March 12.

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HPD was called to a shooting into a vehicle around 9 p.m. near Wharton Road and Kenwood Drive.

HPD Major Crimes Unit investigators found out the shooting happened in the area of Colfax and Deerfield Roads. Police say Gilmore shot into a vehicle during a robbery.

Deiondre Gilmore (Madison County Sheriff’s Office)

A 15-year-old passenger in the vehicle died from injuries sustained in the shooting.

Gilmore was taken to the Madison County Jail and will be held there without bond.

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