Latest: 16-year-old boy shot near Bugline Trail has died
WAUKESHA COUNTY — Waukesha County officials tell FOX6 News the 16-year-old Sussex boy who was shot near the Bugline Trail following an alleged drug deal on May 14th, has died.
Officials have identified the boy as 16-year-old George Erickson.
Two people were arrested in this case — 19-year-old Niikwame Bell of Milwaukee and 22-year-old London White of Milwaukee.
Prosecutors say White shot the 16-year-old boy near the Bugline Trail back on Saturday, May 14th because he was given an empty backpack instead of marijuana.
Bell, White’s alleged accomplice, also faces felony drug charges.