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Old 12-27-2019, 07:48 AM
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Default High Point, NC WM, 18 shot to death during negro robbery

Teen arrested, charged with murder after teen killed in Christmas Eve shooting in High Point

Posted 5:24 pm, December 26, 2019

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- A teen has been arrested after another teen was killed in a shooting in High Point on Christmas Eve.

FOX8 has learned that Deonte Thomas, 19, turned himself in on Christmas day.

He is charged with robbery with firearms or other dangerous weapons and first-degree murder.

He is under a $75,000 secured bond.

His first court appearance is scheduled for Friday.

At about 12:30 a.m. on Christmas Eve, High Point police responded to High Point Hospital in reference to a shooting victim who was taken to the hospital in a personal vehicle. Officers were able to determine that the 18-year-old victim was shot on Eskdale Drive.

The victim, Austin Shoaf, was airlifted to another location and was pronounced dead a short time later.
High Point Police detectives are investigating.

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