Teen charged in connection with Cordova shooting

Teen charged in connection with Cordova shooting
Teen charged in connection with Cordova shooting (Source: WMC Action News 5)

CORDOVA, Tenn. (WMC) - The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has charged a 17-year-old in connection with a shooting that left another 17-year-old extremely hurt in Cordova.

The shooting happened Sunday afternoon on Charlton Way near Raleigh Lagrange Road.

SCSO: Cordova shooting leaves victim in extremely critical condition

The victim was transported to Regional One in extremely critical condition.

Deputies believe the shooting was caused by the suspect’s reckless handling of a handgun.

The 17-year-old suspect has been charged with reckless aggravated assault and tampering with evidence.

A second 17-year-old was also charged with tampering with evidence.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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