Thursday 20 July 2017

Teen accidentally killed girlfriend with gun he received as graduation gift

Lucina Luna (Photo: Facebook)
Lucina Luna (Photo: Facebook)
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A teenager who received a gun for his graduation present accidentally shot and killed his girlfriend.

Police in Tennessee are investigating the incident in which Brennan Fields (18) was allegedly admiring the weapon when he shot his girlfriend, Lucina Luna.

WMC News reports that Lucina Luna's father gifted Fields the gun for his graduation.

Luna was rushed to hospital after she was shot in the stomach. She later died of her injuries.

It is understood police do not plan to file charges against Fields.

"By all indications, there was no intent for this to happen," Shelby County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Earle Farrell told WMC.

Friends of Lucina Luna have paid tribute to her online.

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