HOUSTON, TEXAS | A family barbecue and water gun fight turned after 15-year-old was shot. A real gun went off during a water-gun fight and the bullet struck a teen in the shoulder.
According to police report, people at the barbecue were playing with water guns when the girl was shot. It appears the shooting, which took place around 5 p.m. was accidental.
“When the 40-year-old man went to go get his dry clothes, he had a gun somewhere in there,” Lawrence Martinez said. “And when he went to holster it he was spinning it on his finger, he pulled the trigger and accidentally shot her near the collarbone.”
The owner of the 9-mm. gun, was taken into custody and could be charged with deadly conduct.