Man charged after teen shot, killed in Asheville, police say

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Deveron Angelo Roberts booking photograph

Deveron Angelo Roberts (From: Asheville Police Department)

ASHEVILLE, NC (WSPA) – Police have charged a man in connection with the shooting death of a teenager in Asheville, Monday morning.

According to Asheville Police, 25-year-old Deveron Angelo Roberts has been charged with first degree murder.

Roberts is accused of shooting 18-year-old Antwan Terrell Eddings around 5:30am Monday.

Police responded to Fayetteville Street for a report of shots fired and found Eddings who had died from his injuries at the scene.

Asheville Police said Monday that officers had taken a person of interest into custody after an hours-long standoff at a neighboring home.

Roberts is being held in the Buncombe County Detention Center.

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