Man handling gun pulls trigger and kills teen, Florida cops say. Now, he faces a manslaughter charge.

Source: MEGA: Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

Mar. 15 2022, Published 11:17 a.m. ET

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A man is accused of handling a gun and shooting a teen to death, police said.

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On March 12, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office in Florida responded to 103rd Street for a reported shooting. When officers arrived, they found a 15-year-old with a gunshot wound.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the sheriff’s office.

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Authorities have not released the teen’s name.

Police investigated and determined a suspect was handling a gun when he pointed it at the victim and pulled the trigger, according to the sheriff’s office. The bullet then hit the teen.

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Amin Sullivan, 25, was identified as the suspect and he was charged with manslaughter.

Source: MEGA: Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

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