Stepfather charged in accidental shooting

July 12, 2008 8:49:36 PM PDT
In Philadelphia the step-father of a 16-year-old boy shot and killed in Oxford Circle yesterday has now been charged with murder. Police say 31-year-old Clarence Brown was handling a gun inside a home on the 5900 block of Augusta Street. It accidentally went off, hitting 16-year-old Michael Brown in the throat.

The teenager died a short time later at the hospital.