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Wednesday, January 08, 2020 12:20 pm

Teen sentenced in accidental fatal shooting of 11-year-old

Associated Press


CLEVELAND – A 15-year-old boy has been sentenced to juvenile prison for an accidental shooting that killed an 11-year-old boy at a birthday party in Cleveland.

The teenager, whose name was not released, was sentenced to six months for reckless homicide and an additional three years for a gun specification, reported on Tuesday.

The teen accidentally shot Tyshaun Taylor at an apartment on Nov. 23, according to police. Tyshaun died at a hospital.

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