Houston-area girl, 16, fatally shot during selfies with gun

By The Associated Press | Posted - Jul. 26, 2018 at 12:55 p.m.



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CONROE, Texas (AP) — Police say two men face charges after a 16-year-old girl was fatally shot as she and one of the suspects allegedly played with a gun while taking selfies at a Houston-area apartment.

Conroe police say the teen died at the scene Tuesday. Police believe the juvenile and a man were taking selfies and playing with the handgun when it discharged.

Montgomery County jail records show 19-year-old Matthew Tyshaun Davis of Austin was being held Thursday on charges of murder and manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance. Bond was $1 million.

A 19-year-old from Willis, Joseph Hayden Wilson, was jailed on charges of tampering with or fabricating evidence and possession of a controlled substance. Bond was $100,000.

Online records don't list attorneys representing the suspects.

Police didn't immediately return a message Thursday.

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