Teen fatally shot playing in Marion


Published: Monday, September 1, 2003 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, August 31, 2003 at 11:36 p.m.
OCALA - A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot by a 13-year-old friend during a game of "cowboys and Indians," police said.
Chris A. Fannin was shot in the upper torso with a .32-caliber handgun, the Marion County Sheriff's Office said. He died of the single gunshot wound at Munroe Regional Medical Center.
Jesse McAuliffe told police he did not know the gun was loaded. He has not been charged.
McAuliffe told investigators they were playing with the handgun and a .22-caliber rifle at Fannin's house Friday night. The gun fired accidentally, the boy told authorities.

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