Teen wanted in shooting over bag of chips turns himself in, DeLand police say

Tyrique L. Matthews arrested in shooting at Friendly Way Convenience Store

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DELAND, Fla. – A 17-year-old wanted in connection with a shooting at a DeLand convenience store turned himself in to police, officials said.

DeLand police announced this week that Tyrique L. Matthews turned himself in.

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DeLand police said Matthews was wanted after a store clerk at Friendly Way Convenience Store was shot Saturday in a dispute over a bag of chips.

Before he turned himself in, police warned that Matthews should be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.


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