Teen turns himself in for the shooting death of football Rosamond player

ROSAMOND, Calif. - A teenager voluntarily turned himself in and was arrested for an outstanding warrant stemming from the shooting of a 14-year-old Rosamond football player in 2016.

Deon Davison, 19, was booked into the Central Receiving Facility in Bakersfield.  His bail was set at $25,000.

On September 8th, 2016, Kern County Sheriff's deputies responded to an apartment in the 2600 block of 25th Street West in Rosamond for a report of a victim of a shooting.

 Deputies located Al McCraig, 14, suffering from a gunshot wound.  He was taken to Antelope Valley Hospital where he died. 

The sheriff's department initially said McCraig accidentally shot himself.  But, an investigation revealed Davison accidentally shot McCraig while Davison was handling a shotgun inside the apartment, KCSO officials said. 

KCSO submitted the case to the Kern County District Attorney's Office, recommending davison be charged with involuntary manslaughter.

On March 16th, a warrant was issued for Davison for one count of involuntary manslaughter. 

Davison turned himself in at the Sheriff's Office Mojave Substation and was arrested Tuesday.  He's is due in court on April 27.


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