Accidental shooting leaves one dead in Frayser
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man is in jail after accidentally shooting his friend in the car at a Mapco Gas Station in Frayser Saturday morning.
Police say 19-year-old Vinell Ayers and Fontaine Craft were playing with a gun while sitting in the back seat of a Ford Explorer.
The gun went off hitting 20-year-old Derrick Glasper, who was sitting in the driver seat.
Glasper was hit in the back and upper chest and died at Regional Medical Center.
Police say they were playing with a gun and pointing it at each other.
In the police report, video surveillance from the store showed Ayers hiding the gun underneath a storage shed in the back of the store.
Ayers was arrested Saturday afternoon and has been charged with reckless homicide, and tampering with or fabricating evidence.
He will be in court on Monday.