Teen charged as adult after shooting

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CHARLESTON, Ill. (WCIA) — A 17-year old faces adult charges after last month’s shooting.

Police say Devin Jenkins shot 20-year old Trevor Pinkstaff inside an apartment on West Buchanana Avenue.

Officers say the shooting happened after Pinkstaff came home to find it being burglarized and struggled with Jenkins. He now faces a charge of aggravated battery and discharge of a firearm.

Two others were also arrested for the crime; 18-year old Shannon Barnes and 19-year old Alyssa Jenkins helped with the burglary.

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