Teen arrested in connection with 17-year-old girl's fatal shooting in Queens

The NYPD has arrested a 15-year-old boy in connection with the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old girl in Queens last week.

Authorities say Shantasia Obrian was found unconscious and unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the back just after 5 p.m. on Friday afternoon.

EMS rushed her to Jamaica Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

In the aftermath of the shooting, police say they took two people of interest into custody.

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On Sunday afternoon, the NYPD announced that a 15-year-old was charged with manslaughter, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, and tampering with physical evidence.

The name of the suspect is being withheld due to his age.