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Venhure Tsegay (WHO-HD)

Venhure Tsegay (WHO-HD)

OTTUMWA, Iowa  —  An 18-year-old has been charged with murder nearly a month after a shooting.

Venhure Tsegay faces first degree murder charges after Ottumwa police say he shot 16-year old Christian Madueno in the face on November 16th.

Madueno died on Christmas Day as a result of his injuries.

Tsegay had previously been charged with attempted murder and robbery in relation to the case.

He is currently being held in the Wapello County jail.