Two Teens Charged in Accidental Shooting Death

4 years 2 months 2 weeks ago Friday, May 02 2014 May 2, 2014 Friday, May 02, 2014 6:59:00 AM CDT May 02, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) - Two teenagers are charged in what authorities say was an accidental shooting death of a Kansas City woman.

Jackson County authorities say 40-year-old Tina Castro died Tuesday after she was shot while sitting in a friend's car.

The two suspects, both 16, were playing with guns in the back seat of the car. Investigators say one of the teenagers, a relative of Castro's, touched a trigger of a gun and fired a single shot into her back. She died at the scene.

The Kansas City Star reports the teenagers have been charged as juveniles with involuntary manslaughter and armed criminal action.

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