Teen arrested for murder of Oakley girl in Antioch

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ANTIOCH (KRON) – Authorities have arrested a 16-year-old boy in connection with the fatal shooting of an Oakley teenage girl Tuesday night, and police say it was all over a bad drug deal.

According to police, the suspect – whose name is not being released because of his age – allegedly shot 17-year-old Aliciabelen Villa of Oakley during an illegal drug transaction.

Villa was shot in the area of Hillcrest Avenue and Bellflower Drive around 7 p.m. Tuesday.

She was able to call police and tell them she was shot; she later died at the hospital from her injuries.

A 17-year-old boy who was reportedly shot nearby in the area of Point Arena Court and Morro Drive the same night remains hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

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