Jeffrey Gray charged after teen accidentally shot in Oakhaven

Man arrested after teen accidentally shot in Oakhaven

A man has been arrested and charged after accidentally shooting a 16-year-old in Oakhaven.

The shooting happened Thursday in the 3500 block of Metropolitan when Jeffrey Gray was handling a gun that fired and hit the teenage girl. A preliminary investigation revealed the shooting was an accident, and the suspect and the victim know one another.

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Gray remained on the scene after the shooting. The girl was transported to Regional One in critical condition, but was later upgraded to stable.

Gray, 20, has been charged with aggravated assault and reckless endangerment.

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