2 teens charged in Daytona Beach murder
The victim was found outside of Campbell Middle School on Nov. 23.
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – The Daytona Beach Police said two teens are facing charges for the murder of 18-year-old Eric Gordon.
Shyheem William Rainge, 17, is facing charges of first-degree murder.
Selvina Marlissa Bernard, 16, is also facing charges of first-degree murder.
“It was a tragedy and it’s not fair. It’s not fair. But, I’ll tell you what’s fair is getting these two street thugs off the streets,” said Chief Craig Capri. "
Police said officers responded to the area around Campbell Middle School after complaints of gunshots around 9:39 p.m. on Nov. 23.
“I’m just very very happy today for the closure. Although it was a tragic, horrific event, we were able to get justice and make arrests within about a month,” he said.
Investigators said officers found Gordon slumped over in the driver’s seat of a car with a gunshot wound to his head.
Gordon was transported to the Halifax Health Medical Center, according to police.
He died at the hospital around 1 a.m. on Nov. 24, according to investigators.
Officers said through investigative techniques the State Attorney’s Officers determined Range and Bernard were responsible for Gordon’s murder.
“These subjects are very violent and very dangerous.”
Investigators said Bernard’s warrant was served on Dec. 20 at the Volusia County Department of Juvenile Justice.
She was in custody for an unrelated matter, according to investigators.
Rainge was arrested on Dec. 20 by U.S. Marshals in Fayetteville, Georgia.
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