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Teen Killed in Cecil While Playing with Rifle; Two Charged

05/31/2006 

ELKTON, Md. (AP)- The Cecil County Sheriff's office has charged a 19-year-old man and a 12-year-old boy with manslaughter and reckless endangering in the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy over the weekend.

The victim, Nathan Kristman, of Glenolden, Pa., was shot in the cheek inside a mobile home at Indian Acres in Earleville. The police say the shooting happened while all three people were playing with a .22 caliber rifle that belongs to the owner of the mobile home.

The suspects are 19-year-old Samuel McKeown of Folcroft, Pa., and a 12-year-old boy from New Castle County, Del. They were arrested soon after the shooting.

McKeown's bond was reduced Tuesday to $100,000. The Delaware boy faced a detention hearing Wednesday.

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