Teen arraigned in 92-year-old's slaying

A Bronx teen has pleaded not guilty tosecond-degree murder in an incident where a bullet pierced a windowand killed a 92-year-old woman.Jamal Blair is being

NEW YORK (AP) - A Bronx teen has pleaded not guilty tosecond-degree murder in an incident where a bullet pierced a windowand killed a 92-year-old woman.

Jamal Blair is being held pending his next court date Tuesday.Police say he confessed to being responsible for firing the gunduring a street fight. His attorney Angelo MacDonald is questioning the circumstancesthat surrounded how the police got the statements.

Police say the teen fired a 9mm handgun during a territorialfight between groups of young men from two nearby housing projects.The stray bullet entered a living room struck Sadie Mitchell, achurchgoing neighborhood matriarch. She died at the hospital laterthat day.

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