11-year-old Opa-Locka boy killed

Published: Tuesday, January 1, 2008 at 1:36 p.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, January 1, 2008 at 1:36 p.m.

OPA-LOCKA, Fla. - Miami-Dade Police are investigating the death of an 11-year-old boy apparently struck by bullets fired into a trash bin.

Police say Zenon Fernandez fired his semiautomatic weapon into a piece of old furniture discarded in the bin outside an Opa-Locka apartment building.

According to a police report, Joshua Arroliga was behind the furniture. The boy was struck by the shots fired and died at the scene.

Fernandez turned himself in to police. He is charged with manslaughter.

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