Teen Charged with Manslaughter 12-3-19

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Published on December 5, 2019 -
Teen Charged with Manslaughter 12-3-19

Teen Charged with Manslaughter 12-3-19

Been upgraded for a teen accused of shooting and killing another teenage boy last month.

The shooting happened just a couple blocks north of bartlett park.

Kq2's madeline mcclain joins us in studio with the latest.

Both the victim and suspect are 14-year-old boys -- the suspect is facing upgraded charges of involuntary manslaughter and armed criminal action....the court has not identified the suspect because of his status as a juvenile.the shooting happened less than a month ago -- near 29th and penn streets...the victim was life-flighted to children's mercy hospital in kansas city for a gunshot wound where he died just days later.the charges against the teen suspect were upgraded from assault after the teen's death.the head of the 5th circuit juvenile office says no decision has been made about whether the case will stay in juvenile court...the next hearing is scheduled for december 20th.reporting in studio, madeline mcclain kq2 news.

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