Suspect charged after 15-year-old shot, killed in Greensboro

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GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — A suspect has been charged after a 15-year-old was shot and killed in Greensboro last month, according to a news release from Greensboro police.

Julius Jurelle Burley, 18, of Greensboro, is charged with first-degree murder.

The shooting was reported at 5:55 p.m. on Nov. 12 in the 3800 block of Central Avenue.

Police found Christian Anthony Jamal O’Neal, 15, of Raleigh, at the scene.

O’Neal died from his injuries on Nov. 13.

It is unclear what led up to the shooting.

Dana King, the principal of Millbrook High School in Raleigh, said O’Neal was a freshman and was on the junior varsity football team until around a month ago.

Police say O’Neal was in Greensboro for at least a couple of weeks before the shooting.

O’Neal’s family released the following statement to FOX8 in November:

“Mom kept him and his siblings in church and he was a calm cool person. He was the type to avoid trouble and drama at all cost and believed in walking away. We all are so hurt by this because he was a really good kid and even better big brother and son.”

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000.

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