16-year-old South Side teen charged in homicide of Niles man

16-year-old South Side teen charged in homicide of Niles man

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A 16-year-old South Side teen was charged Wednesday in Mahoning County Juvenile Court with an Oct. 28 homicide on the South Side.

Damarrea Harris, who has an Idora Avenue address, is charged with the death of David T. Perkins, 23, of Higley Avenue in Niles.

Perkins was found lying dead in the driveway of a vacant 266 Hilton Ave. home about 9:20 a.m. Oct. 29. Coroner’s officials said he had been shot in the back.

Harris had been arrested last week on a stolen property charge, Foley said. He has past incidents including aggravated robbery and burglary, Foley said.

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