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Prosecutors want juvenile charged as adult in Weiner shooting

WEINER, AR. (KAIT) - Poinsett County prosecutors want a 15-year-old charged with a manslaughter to be tried as an adult.

Poinsett County Deputy Prosecutor Marty Lilly is filing a petition to move the case to the circuit court, which would allow him to charge the juvenile as an adult.

The 15-year-old is charged in the Labor Day shooting of Miles Greeno of Weiner. Greeno died of gunshot wound to the head.

Authorities initially said the shooting was accidental but after a series of interviews, they charged one of Greeno's friends with manslaughter.

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