17-year-old arrested in relation to teenager’s murder in St. Paul

A 17-year-old boy was arrested Thursday in relation to the murder of Elijah Watson in St. Paul.

According to the St. Paul Police Department, the teen is being held on suspicion of murder.

Police said multiple 911 calls were received just before 2 p.m. on Dec. 14 reporting a person had been shot in the 500 block of Jessamine Avenue West.

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When officers arrived, they located Watson, who appeared to be suffering from a gunshot injury. Paramedics who responded pronounced him dead at the scene.

Police said the arrest was made at a residence on the 400 block of Camber Avenue in St. Paul on Thursday.