- Associated Press - Monday, June 22, 2020

PHOENIX (AP) - Phoenix police say a teenage boy is in custody after fatally shooting another teen.

Authorities say the shooting happened Sunday night at an apartment on the city’s northwest side. According to officers, a 16-year-old boy was handling a firearm when it discharged.

The girl, also 16, was wounded.

She was later pronounced dead at a hospital. Police identified her Monday as Kinesha Hill.

Police say the teen has been booked on one count of negligent homicide. It was not immediately known if he owned the gun. Because his is a minor, his name was not released.



Police did not say how Hill and the suspect were connected.

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