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Prosecutor: No charges in shooting death of Wichita boy


February 28, 2019

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Prosecutors say no criminal charges will be filed in the shooting death of a 9-year-old Wichita boy who was playing with a loaded gun he got out of a locked safe.

Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett said Wednesday his office will not prosecute either the 11-year-old who shot Roy'Ale Spencer in the face or the owner of the gun, who had stored it in a gun safe with a malfunctioning lock.

The Wichita Eagle reports that Bennett said it appears to be a tragic situation in which two young boys got access to what they thought were BB guns. One of the boys pulled t...

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