ORLANDO, Fla. —Police identified the 16-year-old who was accidentally shot in the shoulder Monday at an Orlando basketball court, and the boy could be paralyzed.
Authorities said Mario Whitehead is the teen who was hurt when a gun went off on the court. According to an incident report by the Orlando Police Department, an officer noted that Whitehead said he "was unable to feel or move his legs" overnight.
Officials said teen boys were playing a basketball game at Willie Mays Park on Willie Mays Parkway, south of Carver Middle School on Monday afternoon.
One of the boys, identified as Takim Neal, was carrying a handgun in his jacket. The boy pulled out the gun and it "just went off," hitting Whitehead...
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