15-year-old charged as juvenile in man’s death

Posted on April 5, 2009. Filed under: accident, Illinois |

Chicago, Illinois – Police said the 23-year-old victim, Deonta Mansheck, was shot in the chest about 10:45 a.m. Sunday in a residence in the 7100 block of South Marshfield Avenue.

Kathy Davis, who lives at the home, said Monday afternoon that she was told the teen was showing Mansheck a gun he was holding for someone else. As he tried to remove the bullets, one got stuck and went off.

The teen is charged as a juvenile and was not named. A resident of the home said the shooting was accidental.

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