Teen Reportedly Commits Suicide After Accidentally Shooting and Killing Friend

A Georgia teenager who killed himself after shooting his 17-year-old friend to death while showing off a loaded handgun on New Year’s Eve has been identified.

Devin Hodges, 15, died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound on Monday after a gun he was handling in front of a group of boys accidentally went off inside a shed behind a home in Lawrenceville, according to the Gwinnett County Police Department. Hodges’ friend, Chad Carless, 17, was shot and killed in the incident, which police said they are investigating as an accident.  Police believe Hodges called 911 before shooting himself.

Source: Teen commits suicide after accidentally shooting and killing friend, police say – ABC News

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