Two 14-year-old boys died in unrelated accidents yesterday while playing with guns, Prince George's County police said.
Police said Tyrone Dowtin was shot while he and several friends were at an apartment in Landover. While the youths were handling a gun around 1 a.m., it went off and struck Tyrone once in the chest.
He died at Prince George's County Hospital about 3:40 a.m.
Joseph Antonio Bell, 20, of Washington, D.C., turned himself in to Prince George's County sheriff's deputies yesterday afternoon in connection with the shooting, the sheriff's office reported.