12-year-old charged after 15-year-old is shot


MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – A 12-year-old is now charged after police say the child accidentally shot a 15-year-old boy.

It happened about 9:00 p.m. Wednesday in the 3300 block of Frayser View. Police say the two were “handling” a gun when the 15-year-old was shot. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

The 12-year-old was taken to Juvenile Court and is now charged with reckless endangerment.

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