Family asks for help paying for funeral of teen girl killed in accidental shooting

Family asks for help paying for funeral of teen girl killed in accidental shooting

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The mother of a teen girl, who died after getting shot accidentally, has set up a memorial fund to help with funeral expenses.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported Darneisha Williams, 16, was shot in the head Thursday by a relative who was playing with a gun. Williams died Saturday.

Her mother said the teen will be laid to rest this weekend.

People who want to help the family pay for the funeral can donate to "Darneisha Williams Memorial Fund" at any Whitney Bank.

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