Teen Charged as Adult in Paramedic Slaying

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A 16-year-old is being charged as an adult for the slaying of an off-duty paramedic who was shot during what prosecutors say was an attempted carjacking.

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley says Christian Burton is being charged with murder for the killing of 34-year-old Quinn Boyer.

Boyer was fatally shot in the head while driving his car in the Oakland hills on April 2, and died two days later.

Five other teens ages 13 through 15 are being charged in juvenile court with multiple felonies.

O'Malley says Burton was the gunman who shot Boyer, and was tied to the crime AP-CA--Paramedic Killed
Teen charged as adult in paramedic slaying
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