VICTORVILLE (CBSLA.com) — Authorities say a 17-year-old male accidentally shot an 18-year-old friend to death in Victorville.
The shooting happened Thursday, just before 8:50 p.m. in the 13000 block of Bennington Drive, deputies with the Victorville Police Department said.READ MORE: Meet The Giltinis: LA's New Rugby Team to Open Play At Coliseum March 20
Officials said Ronald McKinzie of Adelanto was shot in the upper body in a bedroom of the residence.READ MORE: High Winds Expected To Continue Through Sunday For Parts Of SoCal
A preliminary investigation revealed that McKinzie was shot by an accidental discharge by a 17-year-old male juvenile who was also at the residence. The male juvenile was arrested and booked into Juvenile Hall for negligent discharge of a firearm, resulting in death.
The investigation is ongoing.MORE NEWS: LA Man Accused In Instagram Modeling Scam Targeting Orange County Women
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Detective Chuck Phillips or Sergeant John Gaffney at (909)387-3589.