Bethel Police have charged a 16-year old with manslaughter and assault. Police say the teen allegedly shot a family member in the chest with a BB gun Friday night. The family member later died at the hospital.
Bethel police responded to a call about a disturbance shortly after 6:30pm Friday. EMS also responded to the scene and found the victim with a small chest wound. Police say the victim stopped breathing and CPR was administered.
The teen, who was not named because of age, was transferred to the custody of the Bridgeport Juvenile Detention Center.