DA looking to try teen as adult in weekend shooting death

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- A criminal complaint revealed a few new details about the charges against Auston McNeely, a Topeka teen, in a weekend shooting death.

District Attorney Mike Kagay has charged the 17-year-old with three felony counts and one misdemeanor in the death of 18-year-old Ashley Usher.

On August 20, Kagay charged McNeely with murder in the second degree, interference with law enforcement and theft of firearms.

He was also charged with a misdemeanor for juvenile possession of a firearm.

The criminal complaint states that McNeely’s action was unintentional, but reckless with extreme indifference to human life.

It also states that he interfered with law enforcement by providing false information.

Since he was 17-years-old, he was charged with a juvenile illegally in possession of a firearm.

Kagay has said he will seek to try McNeely as an adult.