WARREN - Relatives of a woman accused of killing her best friend last week during a birthday part at Perkins Park said there is no doubt that the fatal shot was fired accidentally.
Lakeisha Bell, 19, of Warren pleaded not guilty at her initial court appearance on Thursday. She remained at the Trumbull County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bond. She is accused of fatally shooting McKayla Hopkins, 18, of Howland during an Aug. 2 celebration of Bell's 19th birthday.
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