Teen shot in head, injured by friend handling gun

MGN photo of a revolver.
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ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - At around 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, officers with the Anchorage Police Department responded to reports of a shooting in the 7600-block of Little Bend Circle.

Investigators believe that a teenager was inside of his home with three of his friends. The teen retrieved a revolver and began "manipulating" the weapon, causing it to discharge. The bullet struck one of the other teens in the head. The group applied first aid until first responders arrived at the scene.

The victim was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The others three teens were taken to the Anchorage Police Department for questioning.

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