AP: 16-year-old arrested in Newton girl’s shooting death


NEWTON, Kan. — Newton police say a 16-year-old suspect is in custody after the shooting death of a 14-year-old Hesston girl.

The girl, whose name has not been released, was shot Sunday night at a home where several teenagers were gathered.

Police said in a Facebook post that the suspect was drunk and waving a gun around when the girl was shot. The suspect was arrested Monday morning.


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