An 18-year-old faces multiple charges, including providing a handgun to a minor
TENNESSEE – Memphis Police Department is investigating after a 12-year-old shot a 13-year-old in an argument over a video game. This unfortunate incident occurred Sunday.
MPD officers responded to a shooting call at the Shadowbrook Townhouses in Parkway Village.
When the officers arrived on scene, they found a 13-year-old suffering from a gunshot wound. The teen was transported to the hospital in critical condition. Police questioned Keshun Tuggle, who said the victim was hit during a drive-by shooting.
The victim said he and the 12-year-old were playing video games inside the home when the younger boy became angry and grabbed Tuggle’s gun and fired a shot, striking the 13-year-old.
The 18-year-old man then admitted to disposing of the weapon and staging the crime scene.
He was arrested and charged with providing a handgun to a juvenile, contributing to the delinquency of a child and tampering with or fabricating evidence.