Metro Police have charged 15-year-old Gabriel Perrin with criminal homicide in Tuesday afternoon's fatal shooting of Rodderick Gordon, 16.
Gordon, of Herman Street, was standing in front of 1719 16th Avenue North when he was struck by a single gunshot at 3:45 p.m., police said. He died Wednesday morning at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital.
Perrin, of 16th Avenue North, maintains he did not intend to shoot Gordon, police said. He is charged in Juvenile Court.
Police are continuing their investigation.