UPDATE: Man charged with murder of Lewisburg teen

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(WVVA) The U.S. Marshals Service arrested a man in the shooting death of a Lewisburg teen.

Edward Alexander Smith-Allen was picked up in Columbus, Ohio on Wednesday. He is charged with the first-degree murder of 17-year-old Alaisia M. Smith.

Smith-Allen is awaiting extradition to West Virginia.

The shooting took place on Friday at Dories Miller Park. Alaisia was on life support for several days before her death.

Alaisia Smith

The Lewisburg Police Department is handling the investigation.

Click here to read a previous report.

A Go Fund Me for the victim’s family has been started. Here is a link. On Facebook, some had raised questions regarding the validity of the Go Fund Me account. WVVA has verified these funds will go to Alaisia’s parents.

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