18-year-old charged in shooting death of teen

Posted at 9:23 PM, Jan 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-05 11:48:50-05

Norfolk, Va. – An 18-year-old faces charges in the shooting death of 15-year-old Duane White.

Detectives charged Tyler K. Ricks with second degree murder and use of a fire arm.

Police were called out to the scene at 8:12 p.m. on Monday night.

This occurred in the 4500 block of Bankhead Avenue in the Norview Heights section of the city.

White was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police have not released any details surrounding the teen’s death.

NewsChannel 3 spoke to neighbors who say they heard two gunshots at around 8 p.m.

One neighbor says kids in the neighborhood play with guns and believes that the shooting may have been accidental.

Ricks is currently being held in Norfolk City Jail with no bond.