MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man is behind bars after allegedly staging a drive-by shooting after a 13-year-old was shot in Parkway Village.
The shooting happened at the Shadowbrook Townhomes in the 4000 block of Eagle River Road on Sunday.
Memphis police found the 13-year-old with a gunshot wound, records show.
The teen was taken to LeBonheur in critical condition.
Police found an 18-year-old, identified as Keshun Tuggle, and a 12-year-old at the scene of the shooting.
Tuggle told the teen was hit during a drive-by, records show.
Evidence at the scene did not match the story Tuggle and the 12-year-old gave, records show.
Tuggle admitted to staging the crime scene and disposing of the gun.
The 12-year-old told police he shot the 13-year-old with Tuggle’s gun, according to an affidavit. Tuggle reportedly had the gun laying out in the open.
The victim said he was shot over a video game and that the gun belonged to the 12-year-old, the affidavit said.
Tuggle is charged with Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor, Providing a Handgun to a Juvenile, and Tampering/Fabricating Evidence.
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