Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray announced the arrest Tuesday afternoon.READ MORE: Man Killed, 11-Year-Old And 2 Others Hurt In Shooting At Bronx Barbecue
“Zainee Hailey was an innocent bystander who stumbled into a situation,” Murray said.
She says the juvenile, whose name was not disclosed due to his age, is also charged with attempted murder of a third shooting victim and weapons charges. He’s being held in a youth detention facility.
“The motive is still under investigation,” said Murray.