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Teen Arrested After Accidentally Shooting Brother

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File photo of a gun. (Photo illustration by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

File photo of a gun. (Photo illustration by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police have arrested a 15-year-old boy accused of accidentally shooting his 11-year-old brother in the leg.

Officer Frank Robertson says the 15-year-old faces a charge of negligent injury.

Robertson said the two brothers were playing with a loaded pistol around 7 p.m. Thursday.

He says the pistol was accidentally fired.

The 11-year-old was taken to the hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.

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