Man accidentally shoots teen brother in the facePosted: Updated:
PHOENIX -- A 14-year-old was taken to the hospital Friday morning after he was accidentally shot while his adult brother was showing off a gun.
It happened at a home in the area of 48th Street and Baseline Road.
According to police, the teen's 20-year-old brother, Gabriel Roman Valenzuela, was recklessly handling the weapon when it accidentally went off.
The teen was shot in the cheek and jaw. He was transported to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
Valenzuela was booked for aggravated assault, endangerment and outstanding warrants.