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Man Charged With Manslaughter In Norman Teen's Shooting Death

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According to court documents, there were several intoxicated people at Merrell's house, and they were passing around a gun. According to court documents, there were several intoxicated people at Merrell's house, and they were passing around a gun.
NORMAN, Oklahoma -

A man accused in the shooting death of a Norman teen has been charged with first degree manslaughter on Friday.

3/18/2012 Related Story: Neighbors Describe Scene After Fatal Shooting In Norman

The victim, 18-year-old Daniel Merrell, died in March of a gunshot wound to the head. Prosecutors have now charged Bryan Kimmel with first degree manslaughter in Merrell's death.

According to court documents, there were several intoxicated people at Merrell's house, and they were passing around a gun.

Court papers show when Kimmel had the gun in his hand, Merrell grabbed the barrel and stuck it in his mouth, and the gun went off.

There is now a warrant out for Kimmel's arrest.

3/19/2012 Related Story: Norman Police Release Name Of Teen Shooting Victim

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