Teenager charged with murder after shooting a man in the head

POTTSTOWN, PA – A 15-year-old has been charged with first-degree murder following a fatal shooting in Pottstown on Wednesday afternoon, the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office confirmed. The police responded to a scene at South Hanover Street near Security Plaza around noon and found a man with a gunshot wound to his head. The victim was subsequently identified as 39-year-old Jeremiah Waylon Hawkins, who was rushed to a nearby hospital but later pronounced dead. Upon …

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