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Detroit teen sentenced for felony firearms violation; found not guilty of stepfather's murder

Authorities say teen shot stepfather over money

Jaden McCallum
Jaden McCallum

DETROIT – A 17-year-old boy was in court Tuesday to be sentenced for a felony firearms violation in connection with the fatal shooting of his stepfather in Detroit.

Jaden McCallum was found guilty by a jury felony firearms violations. He was found not guilty of murder.

The shooting happened Sept. 2, 2017 in the 16800 block of Ward Avenue.

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Authorities said McCallum was arguing with his stepfather, Algernon Moore, over money when he produced a handgun and shot him multiple times. Moore was 46.

Seven hours later, McCallum was arrested at a home in the 19000 block of Annchester Road. 

McCallum was sentenced to two years in prison, with 247 days served.

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