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Two 14-year-old boys arrested in cigarette shooting death, authorities say

Todavia Cleckley (left) and Marcus Velasquez
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(CBS/AP) BEAVER FALLS, Pa. - Two 14-year-old boys were arrested Tuesday evening in connection with the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania woman who told them to "get a job" when they tried to bum a cigarette off her boyfriend, CBS Pittsburgh reports.

U.S. Marshals said Marcus Velasquez and Todavia Cleckley were arrested in a Beaver Falls home. Both teens were charged in the Dec. 8 shooting death of 22-year-old Kayla Peterson.

District Attorney Anthony Berosh told CBS Pittsburgh that Facebook photos posted by the two suspects after the homicide are now part of the criminal investigation. The pictures showed the boys holding guns.

The arrests came after the earlier arrest of 13-year-old Kyle Goosby Jr., who was also wanted in the shooting. Investigators said Velasquez and Goosby followed Peterson's boyfriend home and yelled profanities after he ignored their requests for a cigarette. Velasquez allegedly pulled the trigger when Peterson confronted the youths.

Cleckley and Goosby are charged with criminal conspiracy to commit homicide and are being held in a juvenile facility. Velasquez faces homicide and aggravated assault charges. He is currently held in Beaver County Jail.

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