15-year-old hurt in accidental shooting Sunday
UPDATE: Kendrick Johnson, 18, was arrested Monday for accidentally shooting the 15-year-old. Read the latest here: https://www.wbrz.com/news/teen-playing-with-gun-accidentally-shot-his-friend-deputies-say
CENTRAL - A teenager was shot while playing with a gun in Central Sunday afternoon.
Sheriff's deputies said the shooting happened on E. Brookside, near Central High School.
While two juveniles were playing with a gun, it fired, hitting one of the kids in the leg, deputies said. When deputies were dispatched, the kids originally claimed the bullet was fired from a drive-by shooting but later confessed to what happened.
The teenager was not identified. Sheriff's deputies said charges are possible in the case.
The 15-year-old is expected to recover.
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