16-year-old arrested, charged in connection with Raleigh shooting death of 13-year-old girl

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Thursday, April 25, 2024
Raleigh Police charge juvenile in shooting death of 13-year-old girl
A 13-year-old girl died Monday morning after being shot at an apartment complex in Raleigh.

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- Raleigh police arrested and charged a juvenile Wednesday in connection with a deadly shooting.

The Raleigh Police Department said a 16-year-old was charged with murder on a petition in connection with a shooting that happened Monday on North Hills Drive.

Monday morning police responded to North Hills Apartments near Crabtree Valley Mall where they found a 13-year-old Mykia Daniel's body with gunshot wounds.

A family advocate told ABC11 Mykia did not live at North Hills Apartments, but lived with her family in another part of town

It was unclear why she was there.

Police have not released the 16-year-old's identity.

Family and friends will hold a balloon release at Chavis Community Center in honor of Mykia on Saturday, April 27.