Teen police say is connected to Wilson Apartment shooting pleads not guilty

COLUMBUS, GA (WLTZ) — The teenage accused of shooting another teenage in the face appeared in court Tuesday morning.

Lernard Bonner, 17, plead not guilty in the shooting that happened on Friday, July 1 at the Wilson apartment complex on 8th Avenue.

Bonner’s lawyer told WLTZ First News the teen was playing around with the gun when he accidentally shot Lakeisha Moses, 16.

Moses later died at the hospital.

Bonner turned himself in Saturday after Columbus Police put out a murder warrant for his arrest. He was booked into the Muscogee County Jail without bond.