Teen shoots, kills 13-year-old friend

MEMPHIS - A teenager in Memphis, Tenn. is charged with reckless homicide in the death of his 13-year-old friend.

Police say the two teens were playing with a gun when the weapon went off, and the 13-year-old was shot and killed.

It's the last picture posted, added early Tuesday morning, on Cartrail Robertson's Facebook page.

"That was like my best friend, he called me big sister," said friend Brook Lurry.

Memphis police say Robertson and his 15-year-old friend were at this house on the 600 block of Hillcrest early Tuesday morning. According to police, the preliminary investigation shows the two were handling a gun when it accidentally went off, killing Robertson.

Emotions were high at Robertson's home nearby, and family members too upset to go on camera. One said Robertson's mom just had a baby and was released from the hospital hours after the shooting.

There are other pictures on Robertson's Facebook page, and several posts refer to guns, it all leading up to the events of early Tuesday morning.

"That was like my little brother, I am going to miss him. Folks dying too quick," said Lurry.


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