A Bronx teen advised law enforcement officials he became "enjoying around and smoking weed" with his acquaintances, passing round a gun he notion wasn't loaded when he fatally blasted his buddy within the chest, authorities pointed out.
Steafon Lewis, 19, became arraigned Saturday on manslaughter and weapon possession prices within the curiously unintended killing of Ackeem Davis, 17, internal the slain formative years's Bronx condominium.
Lewis instructed police that the gun, a .380 caliber revolver, belonged to Ackeem's brother, in line with a crook complaint.
"We pulled the trigger just a few instances, and it went 'click,'" Lewis stated, according to the grievance. "I didn't know it became loaded."
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He noticed Ackeem wrestling, and he had the gun in his hand, thinking it was protected, he said.
"I pointed the revolver at him and pulled the set off," Lewis said. "The gun went off and shot (Ackeem) in the chest."
Lewis threw the revolver onto a mattress, ran backyard, and referred to as 911, in line with the grievance.
The slain youth's 13-12 months-old sister was inner the Pelham Parkway residences house at the time of the capturing, and Davis died with his brother's 18-yr-old girlfriend looking at helplessly.
The NYPD violent criminal squad picked up Lewis, who surrendered without resisting on Friday morning. He continues to be held on $250,000 bond or $a hundred and fifty,000 cash bail.
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