PHILADELPHIA -- Authorities said a star Philadelphia high school football player was shot and killed when a gun his twin brother was handling somehow went off.
Police said 18-year-old Suhail Gillard was shot once in the chest around 5:20 p.m. Sunday while he and his brother, Fayaadh Gillard, were in a city apartment.
He was taken to a hospital and was pronounced dead a short time later.
Fayaadh has been charged with murder, police said.
Authorities said a weapon was recovered at the scene, but the shooting remains under investigation and further details on the incident were not disclosed.
Suhail was three-time All-Public League running back who played for Mastery Charter North High School. School officials say several colleges had expressed interest in recruiting him.
Philadelphia high school football star dies in shooting; twin brother charged
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