Deputies: Teen shoots, kills cousin after losing balance on hoverboard

FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015 file photo, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver B.J. Daniels rides a hoverboard as he arrives for an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers, in Seattle. Amazon is warning British customers that their hoverboards may be unsafe, the latest in a string of warnings about the popular scooters. Amazon says some of the boards it sold are unsafe because they have “a non-compliant U.K. plug" and should be disposed of at a recycling center. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear, File)
FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015 file photo, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver B.J. Daniels rides a hoverboard as he arrives for an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers, in Seattle. Amazon is warning British customers that their hoverboards may be unsafe, the latest in a string of warnings about the popular scooters. Amazon says some of the boards it sold are unsafe because they have “a non-compliant U.K. plug" and should be disposed of at a recycling center. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear, File)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say an 18-year-old lost his balance on a hoverboard and accidentally shot his 13-year-old cousin in the back of the head.

The shooting happened Sunday in Orlando. Officials say Lavardo Fisher died Monday night.

Fisher was playing Xbox when he was shot.

An Orange County Sheriff’s Office incident report says Fisher wasn’t breathing when first responders arrived. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Deputies say the cousin told deputies he didn’t mean to shoot the gun. He hasn’t been charged.

The gun was owned by 35-year-old Walter Morame. He wasn’t at the home when the shooting occurred but was arrested later Sunday on charges of possession of a weapon by a felon. Records don’t say whether he’s hired a lawyer.

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