2nd suspect, 17, arrested in shooting death of Orlando girl, 16, while in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — A 17-year-old boy was arrested late Monday in connection with the shooting death of a 16-year-old Orlando girl, the Orlando Police Department said.

Investigators said the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department arrested Anthony “Ant” Barnes at about 11 p.m. Monday in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Police said Barnes is the second person to be arrested in the May 2 shooting death of Tavyiah King near a Wawa at Silver Star Road and North John Young Parkway. Click here to read about the first arrest.

Click here to read more about the life of King, who was an Evans High School student and the niece of Orlando City Commissioner Regina Hill.

Barnes was booked into the Clark County Juvenile Detention Center.

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Investigators said he has been charged with felony murder and attempted murder and will be extradited to Orange County.

They said detectives continue to follow several leads on outstanding suspects.

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Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Crimeline at 800-423-8477.

Watch Channel 9 Eyewitness News for live updates on this developing story.

Read our previous coverage below:

‘It’s really just senselessness’: Gang violence to blame in shooting death of girl, 16, police say; man arrested

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‘She wanted to make the world a better place’: Police continue to search for suspect who fatally shot girl, 16, at Orlando gas station

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