Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Teen runs away after unintentional shooting, returns after seeing mother crying on tv
17-year-old William Barrow, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was at his home showing his father's handgun to three of his friends. Barrow unintentionally discharged the gun and shot one of the boys in the head. The 16-year-old victim was taken to the hospital where he is listed in critical condition.
After the shooting Barrow got scared and ran away from home. He turned himself in to police after seeing his mother crying on television. Police had issued an arrest warrant for Barrows for aggravated assault but do consider the shooting accidental.