Police: teen playing with gun arrested for killing 14-year-old

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Posted: Jun 10, 2014 9:12 PM by Trey Schmaltz
Updated: Jun 10, 2014 9:12 PM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: east baton rouge, shooting, teen, gus young

BATON ROUGE - Police said a 14-year-old was shot and killed when a revolver accidentally fired as a 16-year-old was playing with the gun in the backseat of a car Tuesday.

Brandon Bindon died. Bindon was sitting in the front seat of a car, parked on North 48th Street, when another teen had the gun in the backseat. The gun fired and the bullet hit Bindon in the torso, killing him.

The 16-year-old, whose name was not released, was charged with negligent homicide and booked into juvenile detention.

Numerous elected leaders were on the scene as police investigated the shooting Tuesday afternoon. Click HERE to read about what they had to say about violence in the city.
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