A 13-year-old Inglewood boy who shot a 14-year-old friend to death while showing off a gun he had brought to school has been sentenced to 11 years in the California Youth Authority.
The boy, whose name was not released because of his age, received the sentence after pleading guilty last month to voluntary manslaughter. Relatives of the victim, Lydell Carr, agreed that the plea was reasonable, said district attorney's office spokeswoman Sandi Gibbons.
Carr died shortly after being shot in the head June 22 on the playground at Crozier Junior High School in Inglewood. The youth carrying the .25-caliber handgun had been showing the weapon to a small group of friends, Gibbons said.