UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. — Authorities have charged a 17-year-old with involuntary manslaughter after he allegedly shot another teenager while they were playing with guns.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports St. Louis County prosecutors say the victim, Alvin Sanders, and his friend, Dashon Gavin, were playing with guns Saturday afternoon at Sanders’ home when a gun went off.

Sanders was shot in the face and collapsed after running to a neighbor’s home. A third person witnessed the shooting.

Gavin is being held on $50,000 bail.


Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, http://www.stltoday.com

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