A 15-year-old teenager was arrested in South Florida, United States, for the death of another 17-year-old teenager, who received a gunshot wound in the chest in the middle of a kind of game, while the authorities are looking for two young people who fled the house where the event was recorded.
Miami-Dade County police announced Wednesday the arrest of Darrell Hobley, who faces involuntary manslaughter chargespossession of a firearm by a minor, and improper display of a firearm.
According to authorities, the deceased, Mekhi Stevenson, his 15-year-old brother and three other friends were inside a room in a house when Hobley pulled out a firearm and began pointing it at several of the group.apparently as part of a game.
Hobley’s arrest warrant indicates that he continued to direct the firearm “recklessly in different directions.” while a projectile was in the chamber of the gunaccording to the local channel WPLG.
“He pointed the firearm at the victim and intentionally pulled the trigger oncestriking the victim in the chest,” the arrest warrant added.
Stevenson tried to walk towards one of the doors of the house, but collapsed on the groundthe authorities said.
When a team from the Miami-Dade Fire Department responded to the scene, along with police, Stevenson was declared dead.
Police said two of Stevenson’s friends were involved in the shooting they fled the house on sierra drive and he has not found his whereabouts, for which he has requested information from the public.
According to the aforementioned outlet, a spokesman for Miami-Dade County Public Schools confirmed on Tuesday that Stevenson was not a current student in the school district, but had played soccer at North Miami High School. (EFE)