Arrest made in shooting

Perkins Park shooting

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A 19-year-old girl celebrating her birthday party in Warren is facing charges that allege she accidentally fatally shot a woman at her party.

Lakeisha Bell, 19, of Warren, was arrested Wednesday on charges of involuntary manslaughter and carrying a concealed weapon.

Investigators believe the shooting was accidental.

Police said Bell was celebrating her birthday Friday at Perkins Park when she accidentally shot McKayla Hopkins, 18, in the torso.

A witness said someone brought a gun to the party and was showing it to party attendees, but it was unknown at the time who the gun belonged to.

Bell, at the time of the shooting, was free on $20,000 bond, after she was charged with two felony counts of aggravated drug trafficking in April.

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