Police: Teenager playing with gun kills his friend
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.