Officials: Mississippi 13-year-old shoots girlfriend while filming video

Published 5:05 am Friday, July 29, 2022

A Mississippi 13-year-old reportedly shot his 16-year-old girlfriend while shooting a video that involved gunplay.

Rankin County officials say the boy and his girlfriend were making the video in the Oak Grove subdivision off Old Fannin Road with a gun that was reported stolen. The incident happened at approximately 2 p.m. Thursday.

The boy reportedly pulled the trigger as the girlfriend was filming the video.

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The girlfriend was hit in the incident. She was transported to the hospital and is in stable condition.

A hearing will be held Friday to determine whether the 13-year-old shooter will be tried as an adult.