In the fatal shooting of a teenage girl in Queens, a 15-year-old boy has been charged with manslaughter.
Shantasia O’Brian, 17, was shot in the back on 136th Avenue in Rosedale on Friday.
According to police, she was in a vehicle with 2 other people of that time. Both of these people are now persons of interest and are being held by police.
Cops arrested the suspected shooter, a 15-year-old boy, on Saturday and charged him with manslaughter, criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree, and tampering with physical evidence. His name was not released because he is a minor, according to police.
Police were unable to determine whether the shooting was accidental or intentional.
According to police, EMS transported Shantasia to Jamaica Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.