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A 15-year-old boy was arrested and charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a 40-year-old man on Sept. 28, a news release from the Chattanooga Police Department states.

Chattanooga police, with the assistance of the Lookout Mountain Drug Task Force, arrested the suspect, who is in custody in Walker County, Georgia. He is charged with criminal homicide, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon while in the commission of a felony and reckless endangerment, police said.

On the day of the shooting, Chattanooga police responded to a call about a motor vehicle crash with injuries in the 1500 block of Pin Oak Drive. The sole occupant of the vehicle was suffering from a gunshot wound and died at a local hospital after being taken there by emergency medical personnel.

Investigators determined the shooting took place in the 3800 block of Larry Drive in Chattanooga.

The suspect will be extradited to Hamilton County, authorities said.

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