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Friday, November 2, 2012

COLUMBIA, SC - Columbia Police Chief Randy Scott announces the arrest of another teenager charged in connection with a homicide investigation.

Cheo Green (DOB: 11-20-1993) is charged with Murder, Carjacking, and Possession of a Weapon during the Commission of a Violent Crime.

Austin Jamal Murray (DOB: 7-17-95) was previously charged on October 26, 2012 with Murder and Carjacking.

CPD Investigators believe that Green and Murray were involved in the shooting death of a man who was found lying injured in the roadway at the 3800 block of North Main Street on September 16, 2012.

The victim was later pronounced deceased at a local hospital.

Investigators have located the 1996 white, 4-door Mazda Protégé that was seen on surveillance video at the time of the incident.

Investigators are also processing the vehicle to determine if it was involved in the hit and run case from Medical Park Drive on September 16, 2012.

While the investigation continues, CPD officers believe that the homicide victim was in possession of the car at the time of the incident.

CPD believes carjacking is the motive for the crime.

In a separate case, Green is also charged with Armed Robbery and Possession of a Weapon during the Commission of a Violent Crime.

Green is accused of robbing a male at approximately 2:00 a.m. at the 700 block of King Street on September 22, 2012.

Green allegedly stole money, credit cards and a class ring at gunpoint from the victim.

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