A South Florida teen is dead, his friend taken into custody after gun play turns tragic.

Miami Police say the two were playing with the gun at Northwest 14th Avenue and 3rd Street before it went off, hitting a 16-year-old in the face.

He died on scene.

His friend took off, but was caught near Flager and 5th Avenue.

No charges are filed yet.

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