Vigil held for teen fatally shot while eating lunch near basketball court on Staten Island

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Sunday, May 28, 2023
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The 17-year-old being sought in the playground shooting was picked up by the U.S. Marshals NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force.

STAPLETON HEIGHTS, Staten Island (WABC) -- Family members of a murdered teenager gathered to say goodbye to Jamoure Harrell.

The 13-year-old was shot in the head while eating lunch near a basketball court in Stapleton Heights on Staten Island.

On Saturday, friends and family gathered for a candlelight vigil in honor of the eighth grader.

A few days after the shooting, police arrested the 16-year-old accused of firing the bullet that killed Harrell.

Detectives will investigate the case as a homicide.

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