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12-year-old boy arrested on involuntary manslaughter charge in child's death

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

The Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department has arrested a 12-year-old boy in connection with a homicide that occurred on Oct. 5 on West 50th St.

A 6-year-old boy was shot and killed while playing in his grandmother's backyard.

The victim and the suspect were not previously acquainted, according to police.

The suspect is charged with involuntary manslaughter and was transported to the Regional Youth Detention Center.

Circumstances surrounding this incident remain under investigation.

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