Teen accused of killing classmate released from jail

Published 10:12 am Wednesday, December 2, 2015

GRAND RAPIDS — A northern Minnesota teenager accused of killing a classmate in what authorities said may be an accidental shooting has been released from jail.

Itasca County sheriff’s officials said 17-year-old Dallas James Graciano of rural Deer River died after being shot by his 18-year-old friend in Squaw Lake Sunday morning. The Itasca County Attorney’s Office is reviewing the case. According to a press release, the 18-year-old has been released from jail on his own recognizance.

The two teens were seniors at Deer River High School and played football together.

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