Update: Police Arrest Suspect in Teen's Death

By: Stephen McLamb, Bureau Chief
By: Stephen McLamb, Bureau Chief

Alcoa, Blount County (WVLT) - Alcoa Police tell WVLT TV News they have made an arrest in the shooting death of Tamir Shereef.

Authorities say a 16-year-old male teen was arrested on criminal homicide charges.

The suspect is currently being in the Blount County Juvenile Detention Center.

Last month in Alcoa, 16-year-old Shereef was found dead on the 100 block of West Bell Street of an apparent gunshot wound.


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