Roommates Allegedly Playing with Gun Leads to Shooting

One man is at St. Francis hospital after being shot in the neck, allegedly joking around with his roommate.

Police said two roommates in their early 20s were messing around with a gun at Creekwood Apartments. One man allegedly put a gun in his mouth. His roommate allegedly thought the gun was empty and pulled the trigger. The gun was loaded and the victim was shot in the neck. He was transported to St. Francis Hospital. His condition is unknown.

Police said the roommate that allegedly pulled the trigger is cooperating with police and will likely be interviewed tonight.