Charges: Teen fatally shot man during botched drug deal

The 18-year-old is facing 2nd-degree murder charges for the shooting in Rochester.
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An 18-year-old man has been charged with 2nd-degree murder in connection with a fatal shooting in Rochester on Friday.

Police were called to a unit of the Quarters Apartments at 832 21st Ave. SE. at 2:03 p.m. after receiving a report of multiple shots fired, while the caller also observed a person "lying motionless outside a vehicle."

The victim, later identified as 24-year-old Trevor Boysen, was found behind his vehicle, a white Ford 500, with another caller to police noting that the suspect was running towards The Edge Apartments.

Surveillance footage confirmed this, leading police to believe the suspect was a resident of those apartments. A property manager who reviewed still images from the surveillance cameras said he was 90 percent sure it showed Robert Bryant Salley Jr., 18.

When police questioned Salley Jr., he said he'd set up a drug deal over Snapchat to buy $70 of marijuana from Boysen, who he'd never met before.

He got into Boysen's car to exchange the money and marijuana, but claims Boysen told him he had a "bounty on his head" and Boysen produced a gun.

Salley Jr. said he lunged for the gun and the pair fought, during which the gun went off three times.

Boysen then fell out of the vehicle, with Salley Jr. running from the scene, telling police he fired one more time at the vehicle.

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