Boy Makes a Plea in Death of Cousin


A 16-year-old Elkhart boy pleads guilty to criminal recklessness in the shooting death of his 11-year-old cousin.

According to our partners at the Truth today in juvenile court, the teen admitted stealing a handgun from his grandfather and allowing two young cousins to play with it the night of December 4th.

One cousin, a 12-year-old boy, fired the gun killing 11-year-old Aaliyah Joiner.

The 12 year old, who has been charged with reckless homicide, said he did not know the gun was loaded.


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