TN: Teen killed in shooting was participating in a robbery

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February 8, 2011
WMCTV News    
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"A 15-year-old Cordova teen who was shot to death last Thursday was killed while participating in a robbery, investigators said Monday. ... According to police, 18-year-old Avian Jackson shot-and-killed Burnett. Investigators said Jackson agreed to buy a gun from Burnett for $130. But when they met up Thursday afternoon, Burnett put a gun to Jackson's head and robbed him. Jackson told investigators he pulled his own gun and squeezed of five shots, hitting Burnett three times -- once in the right arm, once in the right side of his chest, and once in the right side of his back."  

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