Funeral Services Are Friday For Teenage Victim Of Accidental Shooting

(January 17, 2008)—Funeral services are Friday for 13-year-old Whitney Longoria, who died in an accidental shooting Sunday night at a residence at 2206 Trinity in Waco.

Visitation is at 6 p.m. Thursday at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Chapel at 6101 Bosque Blvd. in Waco.

Services are at 2 p.m. Friday at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Chapel.

Burial follows at 4:30 p.m. at Clifton Memorial Park Cemetery.

A 14-year-old boy was placed in juvenile custody after the shooting, charged with criminally negligent homicide.

Reports indicated the boy was showing Longoria his grandfather’s handgun as the two watched a movie just after 11:30 p.m. Sunday.

The gun discharged.

The boy, who attends Lake Air Middle School, evidently didn’t realize it was loaded.

Longoria was a Tennyson Middle School student.

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