Three charged with murder of Alabama teen playing in bedroom


TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama say a third person is charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy who was killed by a bullet that entered a bedroom where he was playing on an iPad.

Tuscaloosa police say 19-year-old Jaden Zaire Jenkins was arrested Monday in the death of Kei’lan Allen.

Two people were arrested previously, and court records aren’t available to show whether any has a lawyer.

Police investigators believe shooters intended to target an older member of Allen’s family when they fired into the house and killed the boy on Friday.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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