August 21, 2014

Teen kills sister over video game dispute

Milwaukee teenager Miguel Morales-Rodriguez has been charged with second-degree reckless homicide in the shooting death of his 15-year-old sister.

The 19-year-old suspect faces a count of second degree reckless homicide with the use of a dangerous weapon.

Milwaukee police report Brendalyz Morales was hit in the forehead in her living room last Tuesday. Morales-Rodriquez told investigators he was arguing with his sister over a video game and pointed the gun at her. He went on to tell detectives he pushed the magazine release button on the gun, which caused his finger to pull the trigger and fired the weapon.

If convicted, the teenager faces a maximum sentence of 25 years in prison and $100,000 in fines.