Burke County teen charged with murder as Briarwood Apartment shooting victim dies

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Vernon Donnell Rhodes is now charged with murder. (Source: Burke County Sheriff's Office)

WAYNESBORO, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A suspect in a shooting is now charged with murder after the victim has died.

T’Rique K McCollough, 19, was shot at Briarwood Apartments on around 10:45 p.m. July 4.

Vernon Donnell Rhodes, Jr., 16, has been charged with murder. He was arrested and sent to the Youth Detention Center on July 5.

This shooting is one of two that prompted Waynesboro's mayor to reinforce a curfew in the area.

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