ST. PETERSBURG (CBSMiami/AP) — A 21-year-old Florida woman is facing some serious charges after a deadly shooting.READ MORE: 'Adopt A Homeless' Resolution On Agenda At Next Miami Commission Meeting
Jessica Perry has been charged with manslaughter after police say she accidentally shot a teenager riding in car with her.
St. Petersburg police say Perry was riding with a 17-year-old girl at 2:25 a.m. Sunday when a gun she was carrying went off, striking the girl in the back.READ MORE: 'We Need To Take Action': Gov. DeSantis Vows Special Session To Ban Federal COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates
They were passing by the downtown police station and the car’s driver pulled in and flagged down an officer. The girl later died from the wound.
Police didn’t release the name of the victim. Perry was being held in the Pinellas County jail. Jail records did not list an attorney.MORE NEWS: Prayer Vigil Held For Slain Hollywood Police Officer Yandy Chirino
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