Authorities: Man fatally shot by friend playing with gun
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say an 18-year-old man has died after being shot in the face by a friend who was playing with a gun in western Indiana.
The Tribune-Star reports police arrested 20-year-old Dylan Morgan of Terre Haute on charges of reckless homicide, altering the scene of a death and obstruction of justice in connection with the early Sunday shooting death of Gage Eup at Morgan’s home.
Court records Tuesday didn’t yet list a lawyer for Morgan.
A probable cause affidavit says Morgan told Eup he’d shoot him if he didn’t change a song that was playing. Police were told Morgan got a gun, removed the magazine and pointed it at Eup’s face while playing with the weapon. Morgan reportedly told investigators he didn’t think the gun would fire without the magazine.
Information from: Tribune-Star, http://www.tribstar.com