I-Team: Teen suspects identified in 17-year-old’s killing


The I-Team has learned the identities of the two teens facing charges in the shooting death of 17-year-old Matthew Minkler.

Kody Harlen, 17, and Jaiden Caruso, 16, were arrested in connection with the killing of Minkler on Friday, June 8. Both have been certified as adults, according to Henderson Police Officer Scott Williams.

The teens were taken into custody after fleeing a traffic stop and crashing into a stolen car, police said.

As a result of the stolen vehicle investigation, detectives say they learned about the homicide which occurred at an abandoned residence near Sunridge Heights Parkway and Eastern Avenue.

Officer Williams said, it’s believed there were multiple witnesses to the shooting. Police are urging those witnesses to come forward and speak to them.

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