Police say teen fired a 9mm handgun that hit one of the apartment occupants.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) – A 16-year-old Fairbanks boy has been charged in a home invasion shooting that left a man with a bullet in his spine.
Fairbanks police say Chester Clifton Fields Jr. and an accomplice, 21-year-old Isaiah Cross, on Feb. 25 entered an apartment at Wedgewood Resort with guns drawn with the intention of robbing people inside.
Police say Fields fired a 9mm handgun that hit one of the apartment occupants.
Cross was carrying only a BB gun. He was struck by rounds fired by the 30-year-old man injured by Fields. The man suffered a bullet to his spine but is expected to survive.
Fields was arrested within blocks of the apartment.
The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://bit.ly/1qfQh5O) reports Fields has been charged as an adult with felony robbery, burglary and assault.
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