Murder charge filed after man, playing with gun, shot and killed friend

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A murder charge has been filed after authorities say an 18-year-old man died after being shot in the face by a friend who was playing with a gun.

Police had arrested 20-year-old Dylan Morgan of Terre Haute on charges including reckless homicide in connection with the early Sunday shooting death of Gage Eup at Morgan's home on Cleveland Avenue. On Thursday, Morgan appeared in court on a murder charge.

The Associated Press sent an email Friday seeking comment from attorney Paul Jungers, who was appointed to represent Morgan.

A probable cause affidavit says Morgan told Eup he'd shoot him if he didn't change a song that was playing. Police were told Morgan got a gun, removed the magazine and pointed it at Eup's face while playing with the gun.