Glendale police arrest juvenile suspect in murder of teen boy

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Nakelyn Hills, 17, murdered in Glendale on May 6. (Source: Glendale Police Department) Nakelyn Hills, 17, murdered in Glendale on May 6. (Source: Glendale Police Department)
GLENDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

Glendale police say they have made an arrest in the homicide of a teen boy from earlier in May. 

According to Ofc. Tiffany Smith, Glendale PD arrested a suspect last weekend in connection to the May 6 murder of 17-year-old Nakelyn Hills. 

Hills was shot multiple times while standing in a trailer park near 57th and Missouri Avenues the evening of Sunday, May 6. He was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and was later pronounced dead.

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Police say the suspect is a 16-year-old boy and it was determined by detectives that the weapon used in the shooting was the same weapon used in other crimes.

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The suspect's name and photo will not be released because he is a juvenile. He was booked on one count of first-degree murder and has the possibility of being charged as an adult.

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