Horn Lake Police Believe Accidental Shooting Led To Death Of 17-Year-Old

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Horn Lake police believe an accidental shooting led to the death of a 17-year-old. A second 17-year-old was injured.

It happened about 10:45 a.m. Saturday in the 5200 block of Longwood Cove, in the Twin Lakes subdivision. Responding officers say Jaquarius Harper was found shot and died at the scene. The second 17-year-old was shot in his arm, and was taken to Regional One in Memphis in non-critical condition.

Police say evidence shows that several juveniles may have been playing with a loaded handgun, when one shot was fired, hitting both teenagers.

No charges have been filed at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

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