- Associated Press - Thursday, August 3, 2017

GLEN COVE, N.Y. (AP) - Police on Long Island say a 15-year-old boy is dead after accidentally shooting himself while playing with a loaded handgun.

The shooting happened inside a home in Glen Cove at about 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Nassau County police say the 15-year-old was with two other juveniles when the gun discharged. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the gun is owned by a Nassau County licensed pistol holder.


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