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Cops: Teens accused of killing fellow gang member in Polk County

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Updated: 2/25 1:33 pm
POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WFTV) -- Law Enforcement officials said there is an escalating gang violence problem in Polk County.

Tyler Knight and Taqiy Lewis, both 16, are accused of killing a fellow gang member who had reportedly threatened a setup, police said.

Lakeland police said Knight shot DaMarco Powell in the back of the head early Saturday morning.

Knight is charged with first-degree murder, and Lewis is accused of giving police false information, authorities said.
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