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3rd person charged in shooting death of 14-year-old boy in Raleigh

Kenyon Rashaun Tuck, from left, Alexis Nikol McCullough and Dakwon Desha Covington
Kenyon Rashaun Tuck, from left, Alexis Nikol McCullough and Dakwon Desha Covington Raleigh/Wake City-County Bureau of Investigation

Police have arrested a third person in connection with last month’s fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy in Raleigh.

Dakwon Desha Covington, 21, of Raleigh was charged with murder, police said in a news release Thursday night.

Kenyon Rashaun Tuck, 23, also charged with murder, and Alexis Nikol McCullough, 20, charged with accessory after the fact, were also arrested Thursday, according to an earlier release. Both are from Raleigh.

Police found Jamahri Lucas, 14, suffering from a gunshot wound after responding to reports of shots fired into a building in the 900 block of Sawpit Drive on March 22, according to a news release..

A 911 caller said he may have heard 10 shots, The News & Observer previously reported..

Lucas was taken to WakeMed, where he died, police said.

McCullough provided a “false alibi” for Tuck, according to her arrest warrant.

No bail amounts are listed in online court records for Tuck and Covington. McCullough was being held on $100,000 bail, records show.

Tuck’s middle name is spelled Rashan and his age is listed as 20 years old in some court records.

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Simone Jasper is a reporter covering breaking stories for The News & Observer and real-time news in the Carolinas.


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