19 year old teenager accidentally kills himself while trying to take a selfie

Deleon-Alonso-SmithA teenager in Houston, Texas by the name of  Deleon Alonso Smith  caused his own death after accidentally pulling the trigger in a bid to take a selfie with a loaded pistol.

The 19-year-old was the father of two young children and would have started college on Wednesday .

A statement released by the Houston Police Department on Wednesday says the teenager was found “in a bedroom of an apartment”. He was unresponsive before paramedics pronounced him dead.

“According to a witness, the victim was handling a gun he believed to be unloaded. The gun then discharged and the victim was struck in the upper body. The investigation is continuing, with no charges filed at this time.”

till unbelievable. Yesterday was my birthday and he came to wish me happy birthday, and now this kind of news.”