Man charged in fatal shooting of 14-year-old pleads not guilty, bound over for trial

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A Milwaukee man charged in the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old girl was bound over for trial Thursday, June 30.

Twenty-eight-year-old Damon Douglas pleaded not guilty during a preliminary hearing Thursday. 

He's facing a charge of second degree reckless homicide in connection to the death of Tommorrow Brumfield. 

A criminal complaint says Douglas had known Brumfield for "a long time" and treated her and her sisters as his kids. It says on the day of the shooting, Douglas drove Brumfield to a nail salon to get her nails done ahead of her 8th grade graduation. 

When they returned to her home near 81st and Villard, the complaint says Brumfield began playing with a toy BB gun. Douglas then allegedly put a real gun to her head and shot her. 

Another woman at the residence stated Douglas kept saying, "it was an accident" and dropped to the floor, screaming. 

A scheduling conference is set for July 19.

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