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Girl, 13, fatally shot on Miami-area school bus

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Photo -   Police investigate the scene of a shooting on a school bus in Homestead, Fla., near Miami, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012. Miami-Dade police say a 13-year-old girl has died after she was shot by another student on the school bus in Homestead. A male student is in custody and police spokesman Alvaro Zabaleta says investigators are talking to him. A gun was also recovered at the scene. (AP Photo/El Nuevo Herald,Gaston De Cardenas) MAGS OUT
Police investigate the scene of a shooting on a school bus in Homestead, Fla., near Miami, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012. Miami-Dade police say a 13-year-old girl has died after she was shot by another student on the school bus in Homestead. A male student is in custody and police spokesman Alvaro Zabaleta says investigators are talking to him. A gun was also recovered at the scene. (AP Photo/El Nuevo Herald,Gaston De Cardenas) MAGS OUT
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MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida teen has been charged with fatally shooting a girl in front of her sister and several other students while riding the bus to school.

Miami-Dade police say the 15-year-old was taken into custody at the scene in Homestead on Tuesday morning and later charged with manslaughter and carrying a concealed firearm. The Associated Press does not identify juvenile offenders.

An arrest report says the minor took a gun from his backpack and began displaying it on the bus. He then fired it once, hitting 13-year-old Lourdes Guzman. She was airlifted to a Miami hospital, where she died.

Eight other children, including Guzman's 7-year-old sister, were on the bus but were not harmed. Authorities took the children and the bus driver to a police station to be interviewed.

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