Teen wounded as he and other play with handgun


SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police in Shreveport say a teenager was wounded as he and others played with a handgun Christmas Eve.

The Shreveport Times reports (http://bit.ly/2ikyLi9) that the 14-year-old was hospitalized in serious condition.

Police say several people were playing with a handgun inside a Shreveport home when it discharged and struck the boy.

A 19-year-old was arrested on a single count of illegal use of a weapon in connection with the shooting.

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Information from: The Times, http://www.shreveporttimes.com

 

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