Gun Goes Off in Car, Victim Shot and Killed

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A teenager is facing charges after police said he shot another man.

Demarkus Fifer, 19, will face a judge Monday.

He is charged with reckless homicide.

Early Sunday morning, 20-year-old Desmond Thomas was dropped off at Methodist south with a gunshot wound.

He later died.

Police said Fifer admitted to ´╗┐shooting Thomas while they were riding in a car.

Fifer said he was in the back passenger seat when the gun he was holding went off.

A bullet struck Thomas who was in the front passenger seat.