Lubbock Teenager Charged With Manslaughter After Shooting Death of 4-Month-Old Baby
Authorities have arrested a 14-year-old for the March 15th shooting death of a infant.
The Lubbock Police Department responded to the 3600 block of Lehigh Street just after 3 p.m. on Tuesday for reports of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers learned 4-month-old Jaquari Jones was taken to University Medical Center where he later died.
An investigation revealed several juveniles were at the home during the incident. At some point a gun was fired, which struck Jones. Authorities have not determined whether or not the shooting was accidental.
The following day, a 14-year-old male was arrested for the shooting. The unnamed teenager was charged with manslaughter and taken to the Lubbock County Juvenile Justice Center.
This incident remains under investigation.
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