Officials: Teen arrested for shooting man arguing with his mom

- Authorities in Troup County arrested a teenager accused of a shooting an adult with a stolen gun Monday afternoon. 

According to the Troup County Sheriff's Office, a 14-year-old boy was in a vehicle near Gordon Street in LaGrange with his mother and an adult male when the two adults started arguing. The 14-year-old yelled at the man, telling him not to talk to his mother that way, according to detectives. That's when the teen pulled out a handgun and shot the man in the abdomen. 

The man was taken to Well Star West Georgia Medical Center. Investigators said he wasn't seriously injured. 

The 14-year-old has been charged with aggravated assault, theft by receiving stolen property, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and possession of a handgun by a person under 18.

The sheriff's office said it's unclear how the teen ended up with the gun. 

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