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Boy dies from shots fired into trash bin

Associated Press
Published January 2, 2008


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Miami-Dade police are investigating the death of an 11-year-old boy apparently struck by bullets fired into a trash bin late Monday. Police say Zenon Fernandez fired his semiautomatic weapon into a piece of old furniture discarded in the bin. According to a police report, Joshua Arroliga was behind the furniture. The boy was struck and died at the scene. Fernandez, who turned himself in, is charged with manslaughter.