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Teen Charged In Death Of Girlfriend, Shot In The Face

PONTIAC (WWJ) –  An 18-year-old Pontiac man has been charged with manslaughter after girlfriend died, one day after she was shot in the face.

Lorenzo Clanagan claims it was an accident, telling authorities that he was playing with a gun when it went off.

Police said 17-year-old Makayla Lance of Pontiac was shot at around 4:05 p.m. Tuesday at a home in the 100 block of W. Rutgers, near Columbia and Baldwin avenues.

When police arrived at the scene, Clanagan was at the Lance’s side, apparently trying to administer first aid. Lance was rushed to McLaren Oakland Hospital where she was place on life support, as police took Clanagan, back to the station for questioning.

Police said the gun used in the crime was recovered from a garbage can behind the house.

Clanagan was arrested after Lance died Wednesday.

He is being held on a $100,000 cash bond.  If convicted on the manslaughter charge,Clanagan could get up to 15 years in prison.

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