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Teen charged in Richmond shooting that leaves other teen dead

Published: Tuesday, February 19, 2019 @ 1:38 PM

Hand on gun (stock photo).
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Hand on gun (stock photo).(Mongkol Nitirojsakul / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm)

A Richmond teenager has been charged with reckless homicide after a 17-year-old was shot and killed Monday afternoon in what has been described as an accidental shooting.

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According to our partners at Kicks96, the 17-year-old suspect called 911 and said he took the magazine out of a gun, but it went off, accidentally striking the victim, identified as Tyler Winfrey, 17.  The shooting happened at an apartment in the 2100 block of Grand Boulevard.

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The suspect, who has not been identified, then went to another home a couple blocks away and waited for police to arrive.