Friend detained after teen shot in Whitemarsh Township

Sunday, October 20, 2013

A 16-year-old from Montgomery County is being detained in connection with the accidental shooting of his friend.

It happened Friday afternoon at a home 2300 block of Mulberry Lane in the Lafayette Hill section of Whitemarsh Township.

Police say a 15-year-old boy was showing off a gun to the 16-year-old and the weapon went off.

Fortunately, the 15-year-old only suffered a graze wound. He was treated and released.

No further information is being released about this case.

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