Negligent Homicide: Teen accidentally kills friend while playing with gun
POSTED: Monday, December 3, 2012 - 12:15pm
UPDATED: Monday, December 3, 2012 - 12:19pm
NEW ORLEANS, LA (NBC33) — A 16-year-old was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly shot and killed his friend by accident.
The New Orleans Police Department reports that the teen took the gun from the bedroom of a home in the 2400 block of Odin Street at about 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2. We’re told the teen was with a friend and thought the gun was not loaded. However, the gun fired and struck his friend. The teen died as a result of the gunshot wound.
The teen was arrested and charged with Negligent Homicide. No other details have been released at this time due to the nature of the investigation.
We’re told the incident is still under investigation.