Relative Arrested in Girl's Shooting

A 15 year-old boy from Polk County has now been charged with a relative's death.

Detectives say the boy shot and killed 13 year-old Frankee McCarty January 2nd in Leggett.  He's charged with murder, injury to a child and tampering with physical evidence.  The boy is now in a Polk County juvenile detention center.

Investigators also arrested and charged the boy's own mother.  Thirty-seven year-old Kimberly McCarty is accused of making firearms accessible to a minor. She's out of jail on bond.