Teen died in accidental shooting, police say - Albuquerque Journal

Teen died in accidental shooting, police say

Police have determined the shooting death of a teen, deemed suspicious at first, to be accidental, according to a police spokesman.

Officer Simon Drobik said 17-year-old Matthew Graham accidentally shot himself on Monday night at a home in the 5000 block of Azuelo NW.

Police were called out to the shooting around 7 p.m. after several friends found Graham dead in a northwest Albuquerque home.


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