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Alabama teenager fatally shot days after high school graduation

DOTHAN, Ala. – An Alabama teenager has been fatally shot just a few days after his high school graduation.

AL.com reports 19-year-old Kendarrius Dewayne Martin was found with multiple gunshot wounds Tuesday afternoon in a Dothan park. The police spent the night collecting evidence and conducting interviews, and not released what the cause of the shooting or the names of suspects.

Martin graduated from Dothan High School on Saturday. Dothan High football coach Kevin Jackson said Martin was bound for a Minnesota community college on a football scholarship after four years on the high school team. He says Martin was a leader and “destined for greatness to do good.”

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