Multiple Suspects Arrested After Teen Dies

In Travelers Rest

Patrick Gentry
July 11, 2019 - 3:15 pm
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Three teens have been arrested following a shootout at an apartment complex Tuesday night that killed 16 year-old Devon Javon Curry. 

Travelers Rest Police Chief Ben Ford said two juveniles drove to Travelers Rest Tuesday night and opened fire on a group of teens at Brookside Pointe apartments. 

Ford said that two s in the group at the apartment fired back, hitting one of the boys he boys in the Dodge Charger before the car took off.    Just after 11:30 p.m., Greenville County deputies found the body of 16-year-old Devon Javon Curry on Easley Bridge Road near Ledbetter Street. 

The coroner listed the cause of death as homicide. 

Chief Ford said a dispute over an Instagram post is what investigators believe prompted the violence.

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