A Tennessee boy shot another juvenile following a fight over a video game and a man is under arrest for providing the gun, police said.
On May 30, officers in Memphis responded to a report of a 13-year-old boy shot in a townhouse complex and found the teenager in critical condition.
When investigators questioned Keshun Tuggle, 18, he claimed the victim was struck by a bullet from a drive-by shooting — a story evidence and the injured boy later contradicted.
According to the shot teen, he and a 12-year-old boy were playing a video game when the younger child allegedly got angry, grabbed a gun that was lying out in the open and pulled the trigger.
Tuggle allegedly admitted he got rid of the weapon and tried to stage the crime scene, police said, according to WREG-TV.
Tuggle faces charges of providing a handgun to a juvenile, contributing to the delinquency of a child and tampering with or fabricating evidence.