Haskell Police Chief: Teen Dies After Playing Russian Roulette

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HASKELL, Ark.- The police chief confirms a 15-year-old boy died after an apparent game of Russian roulette.

According to police, they received a call around 4:45 p.m. Friday to a home on Meadow Creek Ct. 

The chief says two other people were playing the game and recorded the incident on video. 

We’re also told the two others tried to take the gun away from the teen, but the 15 year old kept pulling the trigger. 

#BREAKING: Haskell Police Chief confirms 15-year-old boy dead after apparent game of Russian roulette. Chief says two other people were playing game and video recorded incident. #ARNews pic.twitter.com/2yQLbJtqgi— Mitchell McCoy (@MitchellMcCoy) July 28, 2018

Chief says call came in around 4:45 this afternoon to a home on Meadow Creek. #ARNews— Mitchell McCoy (@MitchellMcCoy) July 28, 2018

Chief says trigger was pulled once and two friends tried taking the gun away but the 15-year-old kept pulling trigger. #ARNews— Mitchell McCoy (@MitchellMcCoy) July 28, 2018

Chief says trigger was pulled once and two friends tried taking the gun away but the 15-year-old kept pulling trigger. #ARNews— Mitchell McCoy (@MitchellMcCoy) July 28, 2018

The Harmony Grove School District tweeted a message about an incident involving a student, saying: 

We are saddened to hear of the tragic events that occurred today involving an HG student. All of our thoughts and prayers are with the family and ask everyone to respect their privacy at this time.— Harmony Grove HS (@hghs_cards) July 28, 2018

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