Teen shot to death in basement

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville police say a 19-year-old has been charged with the murder of another teenager.

The Courier-Journal reports that Quintten O. McCawley was charged Friday with murder in the early-morning death of a 15-year-old identified by the Jefferson County coroner's office as William "Will" Butler.

JoAnn Farmer, a Jefferson County deputy coroner, says Butler was
pronounced dead at University Hospital at 7:14 a.m. EDT. Farmer says he had been a student at Butler High School.

Metro Police Lt. Barry Wilkerson says the shooting occurred in the basement of a residence at about 6:30 a.m. and may have been connected with an overnight get-together.

Information from: The Courier-Journal,

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