A judge found probable cause to keep the suspect, also 17, in juvenile detention in connection with the fatal shooting of Kaylynn Voegele.

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A judge found probable cause to keep the teen suspected of fatally shooting 17-year-old Kaylynn Voegele Wednesday night in juvenile detention, King County prosecutors said Friday.

Authorities arrested the boy, also 17, on investigation of homicide and booked him into the King County Youth Services in Seattle soon after the shooting in Burien in the 600 block of Ambaum Boulevard Southwest.

The boy appeared in court for the first time Friday, and the deadline for a charging decision is May 9, said Dan Donohoe, King County prosecutor’s spokesman. Given the boy’s age and the seriousness of the crime, he likely will be charged as an adult, he said.

In a probable-cause statement, which outlines the case against the suspect, a witness reported seeing the boy and Voegele talking before he began “playing with a gun and pointing” it at her. The witness reported seeing one shot fired.

Voegele and the suspect had “some sort of relationship,” said Sgt. Jason Houck, a spokesman for the King County Sheriff’s Office. But detectives are “not sure exactly what it was,” he added.