Police: 15-year-old charged after killing victim selling him an iPhone

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(KMOV.com) – A 15-year-old boy has been charged after police say he killed a 23-year-old man in front of his 3-year-old son.

Israel Antwan Leggette is facing several felony charges, including second degree murder, armed robbery and endangering the welfare of a child.

Police say Leggette killed 23-year-old Lamont Robinson after making arrangements through Facebook to sell an iPhone.

Prosecutors say Leggette entered the victim’s car, pulled out a gun and announced he was robbing him. He then shot and killed Robinson in front of his 3-year-old son.

The car then crashed after Robinson was killed, starting a fire with the 3-year-old child and his mother still inside.

Police say he then held the mother at gunpoint, but then tried to run. She caught up to him and threw him on the ground.

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