Boy Charged For Shooting Death Of Girl

Police have charged a 15-year-old boy in connection with the death of a teenaged girl in Seaview Gardens Kingston.

Fifteen-year-old Olivia McDonald of Tarrant High School was shot to death in her community of Seaview Gardens, off Spanish Town Road, on Saturday June 23 while reportedly playing with a gun.

Police yesterday (July 10) charged a 15-year-old boy who was said to be the one who had the gun and was showing it to friends including Olivia when she was shot. She was pronounced dead at hospital.

The boy cannot be named as he is a minor. He was charged with manslaughter and illegal possession of a firearm.

A 22-year-old man held in connection with the death is still in custody.

By Franklin McKnight

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