BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) – A 15-year-old girl has been charged with manslaughter in connection to the shooting death of her 16-year-old boyfriend in Bridgeport, according to police.
The shooting happened on Sept. 9 at a home on Pacific Street in Bridgeport. Authorities said the two teens were handling a gun in the bedroom of a home when the 16-year-old was shot.
The boy was a student at Bassick High School and played on the varsity soccer team. He died in the hospital two days after the shooting.
The identity of the 15-year-old girl has not been released because she is a juvenile.
No further information is available at this time.