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CHARGES UPGRADED TO MURDER FOR TWO ACCUSED OF KILLING HENDERSONVILLE'S JACOB RAY AT WCU

Authorities say the two Charlotte teens accused of killing the young Hendersonville student near the campus of Western Carolina University are now charged with murder in connecting with the shooting death of Jacob Ray..
Ray, of Hendersonville, was shot about midnight October 6, 2017, near WCU's campus.

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The 21-year-old was taken to Mission Hospital in Asheville, where his family decided to take him off life support Monday, October 9.

Aja Makalo, 19, and Zavion Southerland, 17, both of Charlotte were originally charged with attempted murder. Those charges have now been upgraded to murder.
Makalo is a Western Carolina University student. Southerland is not affiliated with the university.

Authorities have not released a motive in the shooting.

A GoFundMe for the family's medical and funeral expenses is here.

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