HOUSTON -

A 17-year-old was killed when he was accidentally shot in the neck at a house in southeast Houston.

It happened around 9:15 p.m. Saturday at a residence on Selinsky Road and Panay Drive.

Authorities say the victim was shot when he was playing or handing off a gun his 18-year-old friend had just bought.

The case is being referred to the district attorney for possible charges.