Nalijah Andrade Death – Obituary : Authorities said a man who was initially arrested on gun charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a teen,17, in a Boston hotel has now been charged with manslaughter.
Officials responded to the scene at the Hyatt Regency Hotel downtown on the night of Feb. 4th. 17-year-old Nalijah Andrade, was located with a gunshot wound. She was pronounced dead at the scene, according to reports.
21-year-old Messiah Leggett, of Hyde Park, was arrested after the shooting. He allegedly admitted to police that he had a gun in the hotel room where the teenager was found dead. Police had stopped him and two companions across the Common after they were seen on video leaving the hotel.
A grand jury had indicted Leggett on charges of involuntary manslaughter and firearm possession, according to court documents
A gun was found near where the officers stopped Leggett and the two people with him, reports said.
Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to contact homicide detectives at 617-343-4470.
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