A 14-year-old has been arrested in connection with the shooting incident in Minnesota which resulted in the death of a 12-year-old in St. Paul. The shooting incident in Minnesota occurred during a birthday celebration and sleepover. The suspect is now in custody facing manslaughter charges.
Shooting Incident in Minnesota Leaves 1 Dead
The tragic shooting incident in Minnesota unfolded in St. Paul.
According to the U.S. News, the victim, identified as 12-year-old Markee Jones, lost his life as a result of the shooting incident in Minnesota.
According to statements made to local media by Martez Hill, Markee Jones’ uncle, the shooting incident in Minnesota occurred during a birthday celebration that turned into a nightmarish scenario.
Around 14 children were participating in a sleepover when the shooting incident in Minnesota unfolded. Hill revealed that the children were playing with a firearm when it accidentally discharged, leading to the fatal shooting of Markee.
“This should’ve never happened,” Martez Hill expressed in an emotional interview with KSTP-TV.
Lakrisha Hill, Markee’s aunt, spoke out about the incident, urging firearm owners to prioritize safety and proper storage. “I hope this brings a lot of attention to people who have firearms,” Lakrisha Hill said, her voice filled with grief and concern. “To make sure you keep your gun safely locked away and kids are curious, and now I have a nephew to bury because of somebody else’s mistake.”
14-Year-Old Faces Manslaughter Charges Following Shooting Incident in Minnesota
The St. Paul Police Department swiftly responded to the shooting incident in Minnesota, announcing the arrest of the 14-year-old on Sunday.
According to Crime Online, the young suspect has been placed in custody at the Ramsey County Juvenile Detention Center, facing a charge of manslaughter.
Authorities have chosen not to release the name of the detained teenager at this time.
The circumstances surrounding the shooting incident in Minnesota are still under investigation, and the police are working to uncover the details leading up to the tragic event.