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16-Year-Old Girl Shot In The Head While Posing For Selfies With A Loaded Gun

Matthew Tyshaun Davis and Joseph Wilson, both 19, have been arrested in connection with girl's death in Conroe, Texas.

By Stefan Lembo-Stolba

A Texas teen died on Tuesday after she was fatally shot in the head while taking selfies with a loaded gun, police say.

Two men have been charged in connection with the 16-year-old’s death. Police say one fled after a bullet struck the girl in the head during their photo shoot, according to the Houston Chronicle.

Members of the Conroe Police Department responded to a 911 call at the Anatole at the Pines Apartments after a man returned home to find the dead teenage girl, police say.

"During our investigation we learned that a 16-year-old female and male were in the apartment, taking selfies with a loaded gun when it allegedly went off, striking the female in the head," Conroe Police Sgt. Scott McCann told the Chronicle. "The male fled the apartment and we believe it was approximately an hour before they called the police."

Four men were eventually taken into custody and questioned by police, according to the New York Post. Of the four, Matthew Tyshaun Davis and Joseph Wilson were both charged in connection with the girl’s death.

Davis, 19, was charged with murder and manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance, according to jail records. Wilson, also 19, was charged with tampering with physical evidence and possession of a controlled substance.

The body of the girl was found on the third floor of the apartment complex, according to KHOU11 in Houston. The identity of the girl still has not been released by authorities.

According to KHOU11, police towed several vehicles from the apartment complex as part of the investigation.

Both suspects are currently being held in the Montgomery County Jail. Davis is being held on $500,000 bond, while Wilson is being held on $50,000.

The Conroe Police Department’s investigation is still ongoing.

[Photo: Matthew Tyshaun Davis (left) and Joseph Wilson. Montgomery County Jail]

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