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Murder charge added after Huntsville apartment shooting victim dies

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HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

A teenager's charges have been upgraded following his alleged shooting victim's death from Twickenham Village apartments on March 26.

Huntsville police have charged Lamontez Dearius James, 18, with murder in connection to the March 26 shooting and robbery of Cameron Cullen, 20. Both of them are from Birmingham.

Police say James and Cullen were believed to be doing a drug deal at Twickenham Village Apartments on Galaxy Way in Huntsville on March 26 when James shot him. Cullen was taken to Huntsville Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police confirmed Cullen died Friday morning.

James had previously been charged with robbery until Cullen's death.

READ MORE: Robbery arrest made in double shooting case at Huntsville apartments

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