12-year-old boy arrested for manslaughter in connection to girl's death at sleepover

The boy is being charged with manslaughter. The shooting happened in April.

A 12-year-old boy has been arrested in connection to the shooting death of a 12-year-old girl at a sleepover back in April.

The shooting happened at 152 Willow Branch Ave. in the Lackawanna area.

Police said the girl, identified as Ra'Mya M. Eunice, was at a sleepover with about eight children. They said she was sleeping on the couch when she was grazed by a bullet through the couch and the living room wall.

Police confirmed that she was shot by the homeowner's nephew who suffers from a mental illness.

On October 17, police issued an arrest warrant for the boy for manslaughter. He was arrested at his home without incident.

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