Ottawa County teen in critical after being shot in the face

Updated: Thursday, March 7 2013, 01:07 PM EST
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TALMIDGE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The Ottawa County Sheriff's Department is investigating after a teen was shot in the face.

It happened at a home in the 3900 block of Leonard Road in Talmidge Township around 9:00 Wednesday night.

Officials say the victim and an 18-year-old were playing around with a .22 caliber handgun when it went off.

The 18-year-old is expected to be charged with attempted manslaughter today for accidentally shooting his friend in the face.

The 16-year old is in critical condition right now.

Ottawa County deputies tell us there were four other teens in the house when the 16- and 18-year-olds were playing around with the gun. None of them were hurt.


Ottawa County teen in critical after being shot in the face
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