Victim's family lawyer questions killing charges
BAY MINETTE, Ala. (AP) — The family of a slain Baldwin County teenager is questioning authorities' decision to charge three teens with murder in her shooting death, but not the person who pulled the trigger.
Robert Stankoski represents the family of the dead teenager, Summer Moody. He says he doesn't understand why others weren't charged in her death.
Authorities say the 17-year-old Moody was killed by a gunshot at a fish camp with three friends during an alleged burglary in April. Three men confronted them, and police determined one of them fired a warning shot that killed Moody.
Baldwin County authorities have now filed murder charges against her friends, but not the person who fired.
District Attorney Hallie Dixon says the murder charge is appropriate because the teens were participating in a felony, a burglary.