Louisiana teen shot while sleeping; 14-year-old arrested

News
homicide drop_1487795660622.jpg

PLAQUEMINE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana teenager was shot to death as he slept on a couch at his parents’ home, and a 14-year-old is accused.

Plaquemine Police Chief Kenny Payne tells The Advocate that 17-year-old Tramone Montrell McGinnis was still alive when officers arrived at his house Wednesday morning. He died at a hospital.

His mother had found him wounded and called police just after 7 a.m.

A 14-year-old has been arrested on a charge of second-degree homicide. His name was withheld because he’s a juvenile. Details on the suspect’s relationship to the victim were not immediately released.

Police also are trying to determine a motive.

Copyright 2022 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest BRProud Articles

More Local News

Stay up to date with the latest news by downloading the BRProud App from the App Store or Google Play.

Trending Stories