Arrest in murder of 14-year-old boy

August 20, 2009 2:18:00 PM PDT
Police in Newark have arrested another teen in the shooting death of a 14-year-old boy. Isiah Hemphill, 18, of Newark is charged in connection with the recent shooting death of Keith Calhoun.

Calhoun was shot once after being approached at the corner of South Seventh Street and 12th Avenue around 2:30 a.m. on Monday.

He was taken to University Hospital, where he died a short time later.

Information from witnesses led police to Hemphill at a relative's home located on Summit Avenue in Newark.

Hemphill has been charged with murder and weapons offenses. He is being held in the Essex County Jail in lieu of $500,000.

He is expected to be arraigned next week.


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