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Teen pleads guilty to manslaughter in Burlington shooting

A 17-year-old boy has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection with the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy in Burlington

Published on October 6, 2017 8:00AM

Last changed on October 6, 2017 11:53AM


MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) A 17-year-old boy has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection with the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy in Burlington.

The Skagit Valley Herald reports (https://goo.gl/H5sHbe ) the teen admitted to giving a gun to a 15-year-old boy who is accused of shooting Angel Estrada.

The 17-year-old had been charged with murder as an adult but in a deal pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

He was sentenced Friday to four years in prison.

According to court documents, Burlington police responded the March 30 shooting after a 17-year-old girl reported her brother had shot her boyfriend.

Burlington police say Estrada was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 15-year-old was charged in April with second-degree murder in Skagit County Juvenile Court.



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