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More details involving the death of Junisha Cummings


Decatur - Police have arrested another juvenile for his actions leading up to the shooting death of Junisha Cummings.


Police arrested 17-year-old Drekevias Palmer. Police say he was involved in a physical fight in the 1200 block of North Union Street. The fight was between two separate feuding groups. There were a total of 10 subjects involved in the fight.


Palmer admitted to police that he made physical contact with another juvenile of the opposing group. The fight took place in the roadway where punches between the groups were exchanged.


As the fight continued police say several gunshots were fired, which led to the death of Junisha Cummings.


Palmer is being held for aggravated battery and mob action.

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