Teens playing with handgun leaves one dead in Atascocita

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The 17-year-old male was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A teen is dead after an accidental shooting that happened while he and a friend were playing with a gun.

According to a tweet from Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, deputies responded to the 6700 block of Atasca Creek Drive in Atascocita about a call of an accidental shooting.


Sheriff Gonzalez said two teens were playing with the handgun when it accidentally discharged and struck one of them.

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Sheriff Gonzalez said two teens were playing with the handgun when it accidentally discharged and struck one of them.


The 17-year-old male was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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