A 15-year-old armed with a shotgun on Puente Avenue accidentally shot his 18-year-old companion, police said.
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BALDWIN PARK — An 18-year-old man remains in stable condition this morning after being accidentally shot by a friend Thursday, officials said.
Police are not releasing the man’s name but said Friday his wounds are not life threatening, according to Baldwin Park Police Lt. David Reynoso.
Around 3:47 p.m. the man was among friends in the garage of a residence watching television on the 3900 block of Puente Avenue, officials said.
One of the friends – a 15-year-old boy – allegedly had a shotgun, which police believe he accidentally discharged, striking the 18-year-old in the upper torso, Reynoso said.
The 15-year-old was arrested and booked on charges of assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a shotgun, police said.