06 - 02 - 2010 Mifflinburg teen faces prison over shooting death
(DI) A Mifflinburg 18-y/o faces a possible 7 years in prison & fines after being charged with 2 misdemeanors in his friend's May 8 shooting death. Alexander Shoemaker faces counts of involuntary manslaughter & reckless endangerment in the shooting of 16-y/o Anthony Hernandez of Mifflinburg, according to District Judge Jeffrey Mensch at a preliminary arraignment yesterday afternoon. The involuntary manslaughter count carries a maximum 5-year sentence; reckless endangerment, 2 years. Mensch set bail at $50,000, unsecured. He explained to Shoemaker what that meant: the teen will be supervised by the Union Co. probation department until the preliminary hearing.