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Man Forgets His Gun Is Loaded, Kills Fort Worth Teen


by: Ben Sherman

Sun Dec 29, 2013 at 10:00 AM CST



German Serrano

On Thursday night in Fort Worth, an unidentified man pulled out his handgun to show it to teenager German Serrano. The trigger was then pulled accidentally, the man claims, and the 14-year-old fell to the ground with a bullet hole above his left eye. Other visitors at the house then took the boy to John Peter Smith Hospital. Serrano lived for only one more day.

"It's sad, because he's young. I mean, why are they playing with a gun in the first place? The 24-year-old should know that," said neighbor Marina Sidon.

The man is in police custody facing questions.

Watch NBC DFW's report below the jump.

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The man must've also forgot gun rule #1. Sad.

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