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Two arrested in shooting death of Mountain View teen

By KTVA CBS 11 News 9:36 AM April 2, 2014

Police say Jamal Townsend, 24, and Lamar Burney, 28, face charges of assault and murder following the shooting death of a teenage girl early Tuesday morning.

Precious Alex, 15, was killed after five shots were fired through the window of her apartment on the 600 block of North Flower Street around 3:15 a.m. Family members said Alex was hit in the leg and the back before she passed away at a local hospital, and police combed the Mountain View street with K-9 units and interviewed several witnesses in the hours following the shooting.

According to police, Townsend and Burney both face one count of first-degree murder, second-degree murder, first-degree attempted murder and second-degree assault.

This is a developing story.

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