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Teen identified as resident killed during gunfight with police

De Fre­itas was hit. He was tak­en to the San­gre Grande Dis­trict Hos­pi­tal where he was pro­nounced dead on ar­rival

A Va­len­cia res­i­dent, who was killed dur­ing a po­lice-in­volved shoot­ing in the area on Wednes­day af­ter­noon has been iden­ti­fied as 15-year-old teenag­er Jah­mali Is­rael De Fre­itas.

Ac­cord­ing to a po­lice re­port, af­ter 2 pm of­fi­cers of the North­ern Di­vi­sion went to a house at Bal­isi­er Trace to ex­e­cute a search war­rant.

Po­lice said up­on ar­riv­ing there they were shot at forc­ing them to re­turn fire.

De Fre­itas was hit. He was tak­en to the San­gre Grande Dis­trict Hos­pi­tal where he was pro­nounced dead on ar­rival.

Po­lice said at the scene they re­cov­ered and seized an AK-47, an AR-15, an as­sort­ment of am­mu­ni­tion and sev­er­al mar­i­jua­na trees.

Three of De Fre­itas’ ac­com­plices were sub­se­quent­ly tak­en in­to po­lice cus­tody.