NEWORLEANS- Police say that two teens were playing with a gun inside of a home when it went off, fatally wounding one of them.

The incident occurred around 1 p.m. in the 2400 block of Odin Street.

The survivng 16-year-old was booked into the Juvenile Division on negligent homicide charges.

According to police, the two 16-year-olds were playing with what they thought was an unloaded gun when it went off and struck one of the teens in the head.

Police said they are continuing to investigate the incident to determine if other charges should apply.

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