NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Authorities have issued a warrant for the arrest of a suspect in the slaying of a New Jersey high school senior.
Almuqqadin Means, 18, of East Orange is wanted on murder and weapons charges in the death of 17-year-old Aquilla Flood, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray said in a statement.
Flood, a senior at Campus High School, was found dead around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday morning inside her East Orange home.
The preliminary investigation indicates Flood was shot inside the home, prosecutors said.
Autopsy results are pending, but her death has been ruled a homicide, prosecutors said.
Anyone with information about Means is urged to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force tips line at 1-877-847-7432.
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