Phoenix man arrested for allegedly shooting, killing friend

Phoenix man arrested for allegedly shooting, killing friend
Crime scene file graphic. (Source: WYFF)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A 19-year-old Phoenix-area man is now in custody for accidentally shooting his friend to death.

The incident happened early Friday, Sept. 25 in a Phoenix apartment, according to AZ Family. Police said the young man was showing his friend a handgun at around 2 p.m. when the gun went off.

The friend was pronounced dead at the scene, AZ Family reports.

Officials said the 19-year-old man left the scene but then returned and told investigators what happened. He was arrested for one count of negligent homicide.

To read AZ Family’s original story, click here.

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