Police: Teen Charged After Accidentally Shooting Friend


UPDATED: Saturday May 24, 2014 7:30 AM

Police charged a 17-year-old after they say he accidentally shot a man Friday afternoon.

Police said the teenager brought a loaded gun to a home in the 400 block of Berkeley Road around 4:00 p.m.

We are not naming the suspect because of his age.

Police said he accidentally shot Michael Douglas, 18, in the side of the chest.

Douglas was taken to Grant Medical Center in critical condition. He was upgraded to fair condition Saturday morning and was expected to recover.

The teen is charged with tampering with evidence and carrying a concealed weapon.

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