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David Harvey has been charged with first-degree murder.
October 05, 2015

Language from probable cause statement: "At approximately 9:30am on September 13, 2015, Officers responded to the alley behind 60XX Emma relative to a call for a shooting.  The body of I.B. was found behind the alley, buried underneath debris that appeared to be from the alley.  Officers learned that earlier the same morning Defendant and I.B. were in the rear yard of 60XX Emma arguing.  During the argument, Defendant shot I.B. in the side of the head.  After Defendant shot I.B., Defendant fired one shot at A.T., who was seated in a vehicle in the alley.  A.T. was not injured.  Officers observed a single gunshot wound to I.B.’s head for which the Medical Examiner confirmed was the cause of death.  Defendant was arrested at approximately 6:00pm on September 13, 2015, and during a search incident to arrest, officers located a loaded .38 caliber revolver that had been concealed from ordinary view.  Officers also observed apparent blood on Defendant’s shirt and shoes.  A criminal background check revealed that Defendant has a previous felony conviction for assault in the first degree."


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