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The 14-year-old who is being accused of firing a gun on a MTA bus in Brooklyn will stand trial as an adult, according to New York City prosecutors.

Authorities have charged Kahton Anderson with second-degree murder following the death of Angel Rojas, a 39-year-old passenger on the bus who was on his way home from work to eat dinner with his family.

According to police, Anderson used a .357-Magnum pistol in the shooting, suggesting that the powerful gun led to the teen’s inaccuracy. Police say the teenager was aiming at a rival gang member who stepped on the bus, when he shot Rojas in the head.

He was arraigned Friday in Brooklyn Criminal Court and ordered held without bail.

We’ll keep you updated on the latest in this case.

SOURCE: NY Daily News | VIDEO SOURCE: News, Inc.

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