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Houston-area girl, 16, fatally shot during selfies with gun

3 years 4 months 1 week ago Thursday, July 26 2018 Jul 26, 2018 July 26, 2018 1:58 PM July 26, 2018 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
Photo: Joseph Hayden Wilson and Matthew Tyshaun Davis/ KWTX

CONROE, Texas (AP) - Police say two men face charges after a 16-year-old girl was fatally shot as she and one of the suspects allegedly played with a gun while taking selfies at a Houston-area apartment.

Conroe police say the teen died at the scene Tuesday.

Police believe the juvenile and a man were taking selfies and playing with the handgun when it discharged. Montgomery County jail records show 19-year-old Matthew Tyshaun Davis of Austin was being held Thursday on charges of murder and manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance. Bond was $1 million.

A 19-year-old from Willis, Joseph Hayden Wilson, was jailed on charges of tampering with or fabricating evidence and possession of a controlled substance. Bond was $100,000. Online records don't list attorneys representing the suspects.

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