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MURDER CHARGE IS FILED IN SHOOTING OF YOUTH, 17

A 20-year-old Rochester man has been charged with second-degree murder for the shooting death of a city teenager.

Accompanied by his attorney, Randy Allen turned himself in to police around 1 p.m. Saturday.

"Certainly we suspect when anyone is running from the authorities it becomes very troublesome and tiresome," said interim Rochester Police Chief Cedric Alexander.

Moore, 17, was shot a few hundred feet from his house while walking home from playing basketball, family members said.

"I'm glad that he's caught," Bonita Blocker, Moore's oldest sister, said of Allen. "In a way justice is going to be served, but in a way it's not, because it's not going to bring my brother back."

Blocker, who called her brother a "precious person," said though family and friends have seen Allen in the neighborhood, she didn't think Moore knew Allen.

"There's just a lot of hate for nothing," she said.

Allen is to be arraigned today in City Court.

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