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Dallas teen killed during Russian roulette game

DALLAS -- An 18-year-old Dallas man was shot and killed by a friend during a game of Russian roulette, reports CBS DFW.

Police say Vikram Virk, 27, confessed Saturday to shooting Jaskaran Singh in the head that afternoon while playing the deadly game in Virk's car.

Singh was shot in the parking lot of a Red Roof Inn, according to police.

Virk allegedly told police that he handed Singh a handgun that Virk believed he had emptied. Singh then pulled the trigger twice while pointing it at Virk, according to police.

"The suspect then took the gun and pointed it at (Singh) and pulled the trigger one time and the gun did not fire. The suspect then pulled the trigger a second time and the gun fired, striking the complainant in the left temple," a detective wrote in the arrest affidavit for Virk.

Virk rushed Singh to a local hospital, where Singh died. Hospital personnel recovered the handgun used to shoot Singh from Virk's car and turned it over to police.

Virk initially said Singh shot himself, according to police, but during questioning allegedly admitted that he killed his friend.

Police have charged Virk with manslaughter. He is being held on $150,000 bond.

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