- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 14, 2015

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Two teenagers have been indicted in the shooting death of a 14-year-old Birmingham girl during a group fight that investigators say started on Facebook.

Al.com (https://bit.ly/1LsTuua) reports that a 17-year-old boy and 19-year-old Jason Wade were indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury in September, according to court records made public Tuesday. Both are facing charges of murder, first-degree assault and second-degree assault in connection with the February death of Kiera’Onna “Keke” Rice.

Police say Rice was shot in a park during a fight that had been organized using social media.

The two teenagers have also been indicted on a first-degree assault charge in the wounding of two other people who were shot during the incident. Both victims have recovered.

It’s not clear if the boy or Wade have attorneys.

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