- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 15, 2018

BURIEN, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say a 16-year-old boy has been arrested for investigation of manslaughter after he accidentally shot and killed his 14-year-old friend near Seattle.

King County Sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Ryan Abbott said the older boy was recklessly handling the gun when it went off inside the garage of a home in the south Seattle suburb of Burien Tuesday night.

The victim died at a hospital.

Authorities say they are tracing the weapon to find out who owned it.

The boys were not identified.



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