Teen charged with manslaughter in deadly shooting of boyfriend

Authorities say a 17-year-old girl has been charged with manslaughter for accidentally shooting her boyfriend while playing with a gun.

Deputies with the Harris County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene on Jenikay Lane just after 3 a.m. on Monday. According to the sheriff's office, the girlfriend claimed the 17-year-old boy had accidentally shot himself but later admitted to investigators that she was playing with the gun and accidentally shot him.

The teen was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.