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No charges being filed in accidental fatal shooting of teenager

No charges being filed in accidental fatal shooting of teenager

By Krista Hostetler. CREATED Nov 15, 2013

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The district attorney's office said no charges are being filed in the case involving the fatal accidental shooting of a local teenager.

On June 4, police were called to a home in the 1600 block of Little Chow Avenue to investigate reports of a person being shot.

When they arrived, they found 13-year-old Brooklyn Mohler of Henderson suffering from a single gunshot wound.

She later died from her injuries.

Police said the incident was ruled a tragic accident. The weapon came from inside the home, and was being held by another teenage girl at the time it discharged.

The district attorney confirmed that although there was negligence in this case, there was no criminal negligence. Therefore, no charges will be filed.

The district attorney said there was no evidence to suggest intent by the shooter.

In addition, there will not be any charges filed against the parents who owned the gun.

Mohler was a student at Schofield Middle School.

Krista Hostetler

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Krista Hostetler is currently the Senior Web Editor for ktnv.com and KTNV Mobile.