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CDP Claims Teen Girl Played A Role In Officer-Involved Shooting

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Columbus police have charged a 16-year-old girl with murder in connection with a police shooting last week that killed a 16-year-old boy. 

Masonique Saunders also faces a robbery charge. Police say she played a role in the commission of the armed robbery that resulted in an undercover officer killing Julius Tate Junior. Police said they recovered a weapon at the scene. Tate’s family disputes that claim and others by police officials. The family has said they plan to file a wrongful death lawsuit.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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