Teenager Shoots Friend Over Paintball Game
A 16-year old boy was allegedly shot to death by his friend after a controversial paintball game.
Dalton William of Sioux Falls, South Dakota was found in the home of the alleged shooter at approximately 5:30 pm on Tuesday, December 18th. He was rushed to a local hospital, but died shortly after.
According to authorities, there was a witness present at the time of the shooting. A third classmate watched as the two friend horsed around and argued about the paintball game. The shooter then left the room and return with a gun.
Fox News reports, the shooter pointed the gun at the victim and pulled the trigger, but nothing happened.
The shooter then took a shotgun shell out of a drawer loaded the gun and shot again.The victime fell to the ground and the witness ran out to call 911.
Pierre Police Chief Bob Grandpre said:
“We’re continuing the investigation to make sure we understand everything that we believe happened inside the house.”
The murder is still being investigated by local authorities. The witness’ account is also being verified.