• Man charged with shooting, killing friend

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    A Memphis man is facing criminal charges in the shooting death of a friend.

    Jordan Burt, 20, is charged with reckless homicide. The charge stems from the killing of 20-year-old Bernard Turner.

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    Police said Turner was shot on Sunday. Two friends drove him to St. Francis Hospital, where he died.


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    The two men were still at the hospital when police arrived. One of them identified Jordan Burt s the person responsible for the shooting.

    In a statement, Burt told police he and Turner were “gun playing” when the gun accidentally fired. The friends then drove the victim to the hospital, but he did not survive.

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    Jordan Burt is charged with reckless homicide. He is being held on a $25,000 bond.

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