Teen Showing Off Gun Accidentally Shoots Friend, Then Takes His Own Life: Police
Two families in Georgia are devastated after an accidental shooting cost two teens their lives.
Two families in Georgia are devastated after an accidental shooting took the lives of two teenagers.
Devin Hodges, 15, was showing off a handgun inside a small shed, surrounded by three friends, according to the Gwinnett County Police Department. Police said the weapon accidentally went off, killing Hodges' friend, 17-year-old Chad Carless.
As officers arrived, Hodges was seen running between two homes. Then a shot rang out, authorities said.
Hodges had killed himself with the gun, police said.
"Our thoughts are with the families of both these young men," the department said in a statement.
Officers are investigating the shootings.
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