LRPD: Teen Accidentally Shot in the Side of the Face by Friend

It happened shortly before 8:00 p.m. last night, the juvenile's injury is not believed to be life-threatening.

LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Shortly before 8:00 p.m. Saturday night, police were called to a home in the 4100 block of West 17th.

There they found a juvenile with a gunshot wound to the side of his face.

Police believe the shooting was an accident.

Witnesses say the handgun belonged to the victim, but his friend was “playing” with it when it “went off” accidentally striking him in the face.

The victim was transported to the Arkansas Children’s Hospital where he was listed in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries.

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