Deputies: Teenager accidentally shot during rap video shoot

Witnesses told authorities they thought the gun was unloaded

By Jenelle Shriner - News Executive Producer

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas - An 18-year-old man is recovering after what Harris County deputies are calling an accidental shooting. Authorities say the shooting occurred as the victim and two other teenagers were making a music video in a makeshift studio at a home on Evanston Street. 

According to deputies, the teens were using a gun as a prop, and thought it was unloaded. During the video shoot, deputies say one of the teenagers pulled the trigger as the gun was pointed at his friend. The gun went off, shooting the victim in the stomach. 

The teenager was transported to Ben Taub hospital in serious condition.  No word on his condition.

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