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Teen arrested in Facebook contract killing

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Tijuana police arrested a young teenager accused of killing a man, after being hired through Facebook to commit the murder. 

The 14-year-old was taken into custody on Saturday. 

Police said someone reached out to him on Facebook and promised him $2,000 to kill a known drug-dealer. 

The boy was told to meet a cab driver, who gave him a gun and the location of the target. 

Police said the boy shot the man at least five times and tried to run away, but was captured. 

The victim died at hospital. 

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