Teen arrested in shooting of 14-year-old boy

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by WFAA-TV staff reports

wfaa.com

Posted on August 15, 2009 at 4:49 PM

Updated Friday, Oct 16 at 12:34 PM

Lancaster police have made an arrest in connection with the shooting of 14-year-old Nicholas Barnes.

Cyntraze Jermond Wright, 17, was arrested and has confessed to the shooting, police said.

Wright has been charged with murder and taken to Tri-City jail.

If found guilty, he could face a prison sentence of up to 99 years but must spend at least 5 years in jail.

As Barnes and other teenagers were leaving a birthday party at a girl's home in Lancaster just after 11 p.m.on Saturday, a suspect sprayed bullets into the crowd, killing Nicholes and injuring another unidentified teen.

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