Teenager sentenced to prison for deadly shooting at age 14

A teenager is heading to jail for a fatal shooting in Statesville two years ago.

Police say on January 16, 2021 they were called to Rolling Lane for a fatal shooting. There they found Cristeen Lee Colon’s body.

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Investigators were able to determine that the suspect in the case was Cameron Javon Speaks, who was 14 at the time. Speaks was charged and taken into custody two days later.

Statesville police say Speaks was sentenced Wednesday to 20 to 25 years in prison for second-degree murder. He was also sentenced to 31 to 50 months for discharging a weapon in an occupied dwelling.

Speaks will be placed on supervised probation for three years after he completes his sentence.

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