2 Houston teens die when gun accidentally discharges

2017-03-23 05:19
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Houston - Police in the American state of Texas say two teenagers are dead after a handgun accidentally discharged as they loaded and unloaded the weapon.

The shooting occurred at the flat where 19-year-old Alfred Harris lived with 17-year-old Jordan Coleman on the southeast side of Houston. Police say five people were inside the flat when the shooting occurred.

According to witnesses, the teens were handling the weapon when the pistol first discharged, striking Coleman. The gun then fired a second time, hitting Harris. One teenager was shot in the torso and the other in the neck.

Both were taken to a hospital where they died.


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