18-year-old shot, killed in Clarksdale; suspect in custody

18-year-old shot, killed in Clarksdale, suspect in custody
Published: Feb. 9, 2017 at 12:16 AM CST|Updated: Feb. 9, 2017 at 5:40 AM CST
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Dayeveon Hill (SOURCE: family)
Dayeveon Hill (SOURCE: family)
Dayeveon Hill (SOURCE: Facebook)
Dayeveon Hill (SOURCE: Facebook)

CLARKSDALE, MS (WMC) - An 18-year-old was shot and killed in Clarksdale, Mississippi, on Wednesday night.

Clarksdale Police Department said the shooting happened in the 1000 block of King Street after 4 p.m.

Police said the 18-year-old, a senior at Clarksdale High School, was shot once in the arm and once in the chest. He was taken to the hospital where he died.

Family members confirmed 18-year-old Dayeveon Hill was the victim. Family said he played football and had just signed on as a running back for Pearl River Community College.

Police took another 18-year-old into custody.

Police said they will not release names of the suspect until formal charges are filed.

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