Two Midland Teens Investigated over Video Posted to Social Media

MIDLAND, MI – On June 23rd, 2019, at approximately 10:49 pm, a Midland County Sheriff Deputy was dispatched to a Midland Township residence in reference to a video posted on Facebook.

The video shows two young males, one holding a pellet gun in the other’s mouth. The trigger was pulled and the male pretended he was actually shot.

The pellet gun was not loaded and there were no injuries. In speaking with the two 14 year old boys, it was determined they were all willing participants and they were playing a joke.

All juveniles and their parents were spoken to about gun safety and use of social media.

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