Authorities reported the arrest of a 16-year-old who is being charged with the murder of a 17-year-old in Irvington.
Officials said on August 19, at 10:10 p.m., police discovered the 17-year-old victim, on the 100 block of Maple Avenue in Irvington.
He suffered from multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:40 p.m.
The victim was identified as Kensley Moneus, 17 (pictured). Sources say Moneus and the suspect were close acquaintances.
The 16-year-old suspect is also being charged with two weapon offenses, tampering with evidence, and receiving stolen property.
The charges against this juvenile are merely accusations; he is presumed innocent at this time.
All defendants are presumed innocent unless and until they enter a guilty plea or are found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.
The investigation is active and ongoing.