A 17-year-old boy shot in the chest on Cleveland's east side on Tuesday morning.
It happened at 10:05 a.m. in the 1400 block of East 173rd Street.
The preliminary investigation reveals that the teenage victim was visiting with his 19-year-old friend at his home. While inside the home, the victim and his friend were handling a handgun when the weapon discharged, striking the victim in the chest.
The victim was rushed to Hillcrest Hospital, where he is being treated for his injuries.
The 19-year-old was taken into custody and is cooperating with the investigation.