18-y-o among two arrested in shooting of schoolgirl

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crime-scene-gun.jpgTwo persons are in custody in relation to the fatal shooting of a 15 year-old girl in Seaview Gardens, St. Andrew on Saturday.

One of the suspects is under 18 years old.

It was reported that Olivia Gonzales, a student of Tarrant High School, was among a group of persons playing with an illegal gun when she was shot.

The firearm used in the incident has not been recovered.

Superintendent Gary Francis, head of the St. Andrew South Police, told RJR News that residents have been cooperating with investigators.

Superintendent Francis said the police are confident that charges will be laid soon following a review of the case.