Huntington Boy Accidentally Shot with Stolen Gun

Published 07/23 2016 04:30PM

Updated 07/23 2016 05:10PM

Boy accidentally shot in Dubois County.
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(NNDC) A boy was shot and killed with a stolen gun in Dubois County Friday night.

According to Huntingburg Police, a 16 year old boy was visiting his 15 year old friend at his house in South Main Street.

The 15 year old friend showed the 16 year old a gun he told police he stole when it accidentally went off, shooting the boy in the head.

Emergency personnel rushed to the home, but the 16 year old passed away on the scene.

The friend with the stolen gun is being charged with reckless homicide and theft.

He is currently being held at the Juvenile Detention Center.  

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