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Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 12/07/2012

D.C. teen arrested in shooting of 16-year-old during robbery attempt

Prince George’s County police have arrested and charged as an adult a D.C. teenager who say they shot another teen in the arm during a robbery attempt earlier this week in Chapel Oaks, authorities said.

Derrick Anthony Wills (Courtesy Prince George's County Police Department)
Derrick Anthony Wills, 17, is charged with attempted first-degree murder and other related counts in the shooting of a 16-year-old Tuesday in the 1200 block of Nye Street. Police said Wills had walked up to the 16-year-old and demanded his cell phone, then shot him in the arm when the younger teen refused to give it up.

Wills was arrested Thursday in D.C., police said. He is being held without bond.

The 16-year-old has since been released from the hospital, police said.

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