NCPD: Teen Accidentally Shoots, Kills Self While Playing With Gun at Friend's House

Three juveniles were playing with a loaded handgun in a Glen Cove home when one of them fired a shot, striking himself, officials report.

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NCPD are investigating an Accidental Shooting that occurred on Wednesday, August 2 in Glen Cove.

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Glen Cove, NY - August 3, 2017 - The Homicide Squad is investigating an Accidental Shooting that occurred on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 8:02 pm in Glen Cove.
 
According to detectives, three (3) juveniles were playing with a loaded handgun, (owned by a Nassau County licensed pistol holder), inside a Williams Street home, when one of the male juveniles fired one shot striking himself. 
 
The 15 year old male victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by a Nassau County Police Department Police Medic.
 
This investigation is ongoing.