Fort Riley man charged in shooting death of teen

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FORT RILEY (KSNT) – Federal prosecutors Wednesday filed an involuntary manslaughter charge against a Riley County man in connection with a shooting death at Fort Riley, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said.

Eighteen-year-old Juwan D. Jackson who lives on the Fort Riley base, is charged with one count of involuntary manslaughter. A criminal complaint alleges that last Friday, Jackson handled a firearm in a reckless manner, resulting in the shooting death of 16-year-old Kenyon Givens, who also lives on Fort Riley.

If convicted, Jackson faces a maximum penalty of eight years in federal prison. Army Criminal Investigations Division and the FBI investigated. Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Robin Graham and Assistant U.S. Attorney Tony Mattivi are prosecuting.

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