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Police: Miami teen dead, 17-year-old friend arrested in accidental shooting


MIAMI — Police say one teen is dead and another faces manslaughter charges after a gun they were playing with fired.

The incident took place Wednesday night in Miami's Little Havana neighborhood.

The Miami Herald ( ) reports that 16-year-old William Pagan died in his bedroom after being shot in the chest. His friend ran away and police caught up with him about a half hour later.

Police say the 17-year-old confessed to accidentally shooting his friend. He's charged with one count of manslaughter with a deadly weapon.

Information from: The Miami Herald,

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