2 teens, 12-year-old charged in Durham slaying

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Associated Press

Posted on December 29, 2012 at 4:33 PM

Updated Saturday, Dec 29 at 5:33 PM

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Two teenagers and a 12-year-old girl have been charged in the shooting death of a North Carolina man during a carjacking.

Investigators say the three approached 35-year-old Johnny Danilo Villatoro of Durham on Friday night and asked him for a ride before carjacking and shooting him. Authorities found Villatoro lying in the street, and he later died at a hospital.

Police say the 12-year-old suspect accidentally shot herself in the stomach and leg while inside Villatoro's car. She was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries and was expected to survive.

Authorities say the 12-year-old and two other suspects, ages 14 and 16, are being charged with murder. It wasn't known if any of them had attorneys or when they would appear in court.

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