Teen dies after being shot in face while playing with gun

Posted at 10:46 PM, Jun 29, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 13-year-old Philadelphia boy who was playing with a gun with several other teens has died after he was shot in the face.

Police say the teens were playing with a gun in the backyard of a home Wednesday evening when the gun went off, striking the boy once in the face.

He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The boy's name was not immediately released.

Police say they've recovered the gun they believe was involved in the incident.

No charges have been filed. The investigation is ongoing.