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Phoenix police arrest suspect in murder of 16-year-old boy

Authorities have arrested 18-year-old Dupree Rollins in relation to the July 20 death of a teenage boy at an apartment complex near 25th and Glenrosa Avenues.
Credit: Phoenix Police

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Police Department has arrested a suspect believed to be involved in the murder of a 16-year-old boy last month.

Authorities said they established enough probable cause to arrest Dupree Rollins, 18, for his alleged involvement in the fatal shooting of a teenage boy. 

The victim was shot inside an apartment building near 25th and Glenrosa avenues during an altercation in the early morning hours of July 20, 2021.

Rollins was booked on first-degree murder and other charges, police said. No other details on the arrest were released by the department.

Anyone with information can call the police at 602-262-6141 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (480-TESTIGO for Spanish). 

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