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Man charged with fatally shooting 14-year-old boy in Gary

A man is accused of killing a 14-year-old boy after unleashing gunfire on a car he was chasing in northwest Indiana.

Anthony Lamont Tripplet Jr. is charged with murder in the April 25 slaying of Arion Lilly in Gary, according to court records and Gary police Commander Jack Hamady. Tripplet was arrested Friday in Gary.

Lilly was walking in a vacant grassy lot when Tripplet allegedly drove by and let of shots at a vehicle he was chasing, a probable cause affidavit states. Lilly was struck in the back by a bullet and fell to the ground.