UPDATE: CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The teenage boy accused of accidentally shooting his friend in the head made his first court appearance Tuesday morning.
The boy - who has yet to be identified - pleaded not guilty to the Sunday night shooting on Hamm Avenue.
Police tell 19 Action News the 15-year-old found the weapon in an abandoned house about a week ago.
He and the 16-year-old victim had been playing with gun all day Sunday. When the 15-year-old tried to unload the weapon, it slipped in his hand and fired, striking the 16-year-old boy in the head.
He was rushed to Metro where he later died.
The 15-year-old is charged with murder - the judge ordered he remain locked up in the Juvenile Detention Center.