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15-year-old hurt in accidental shooting Sunday

2 years 4 months 1 week ago Sunday, March 13 2022 Mar 13, 2022 March 13, 2022 7:54 PM March 13, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

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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