Sheriff Newell Normand announces the arrest of a 16 year old male, for Negligent Homicide and Juvenile with a Firearm.
The teen confessed, to the shooting death of 14 year old Trenen Robinson, of 4012 Woodvine Drive in Harvey on Thursday evening.
Initially, it was suspected the fatal shot was self- inflicted.
In an second interview Friday, the 16 year old told investigators, he asked Robinson if he could examine the handgun, while both were in an upstairs bedroom.
According to the teenager, while handling the weapon, he accidently fired a single round, hitting Robinson in the abdomen. The 16 year old said, he lied about the incident, because he was afraid.
An arrest warrant was secured for Negligent Homicide and the teen was booked accordingly at Rivarde Detention Center.
Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office
1233 Westbank Expressway
Building B, 5th Floor
Harvey, LA 70058
Cell: (504) 400-7986