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Police: Teenager playing with gun kills his friend

1 year 10 months 2 weeks ago January 17, 2015 Jan 17, 2015 Saturday, January 17 2015 January 17, 2015 6:41 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Greg Renoud

BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say they arrested a teenager after he shot and killed his friend.

Police say David Edwards Jr., 17, and his friend Robert Thomas, 16, were playing with a gun. Officials say Edwards shot Thomas in the torso. Thomas died at the hospital.

The shooting happened on Sunset Hill Avenue just before noon on Saturday.

Edwards was arrested and charged with negligent homicide.

 

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