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Suspect arrested in killing of NJ teen

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Casey Cole, 18, of Wayne, N.J., is charged with felony murder. (Passaic County Prosecutor's Office photo) Casey Cole, 18, of Wayne, N.J., is charged with felony murder. (Passaic County Prosecutor's Office photo)

Police on Friday afternoon arrested and charged an 18-year-old Wayne, N.J., resident in connection with the robbery and murder of a teen just hours after the latter graduated high school.

Authorities charged Casey Cole with conspiracy to commit robbery, felony murder, and robbery.

Isaac Rinas, 18, and a friend drove to a dangerous neighborhood in Paterson after the 18-year-old had received his diploma from Wayne Valley High School on Wednesday, police said.

Police said the teens parked and Cole entered the vehicle, brandished a gun and demanded money from the friend.

Rinas was shot in the neck, suffering a fatal wound. The gunman got away at the time, police said.

Bail was set at $2 million cash, then Passaic County Prosecutor's Office said.

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