Teen killed while playing with guns in suburban St. Louis

1 month 2 weeks 1 day ago Monday, October 09 2017 Oct 9, 2017 Monday, October 09, 2017 3:34:00 PM CDT October 09, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

UNIVERSITY CITY (AP) — Authorities have charged a 17-year-old with involuntary manslaughter after he allegedly shot another teenager while they were playing with guns.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports St. Louis County prosecutors say the victim, Alvin Sanders, and his friend, Dashon Gavin, were playing with guns Saturday afternoon at Sanders' home when a gun went off.

Sanders was shot in the face and collapsed after running to a neighbor's home. A third person witnessed the shooting.

Gavin is being held on $50,000 bail.

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