Brothers 'horsing around' ends in shooting

Posted by Rachel Leigh - email

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL (WFLX) - Police say two brothers were drinking, arguing and messing with guns when one ended up shot. It happened in the wee hours of the morning Sunday on Holly Drive in Palm Beach Gardens.

Police say John and Charles Boppell were horsing around when the gun went off shooting Charles in the head. Police believe the men had been drinking.

Charles was taken to St. Mary's Medical Center where, at last check, he was in serious condition.

His brother, John, is in jail facing attempted second degree murder charges.