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Accidental shooting leaves one Borger teen dead, another wounded


Tuesday evening, the Borger Police Department received a call from Golden Plains Community Hospital about a two juveniles who had been transported to the hospital with gunshot wounds.

Upon further investigation, officers determined that a group of individuals had been located at the north parking lot of Huber Park in Borger. A 40 caliber pistol was produced. The gun was not stolen.

A single gunshot was accidentally discharged, striking Gage Nolan, 16 of Borger, and Brayden Elrod, 17 of Borger.

Nolan was transported to Golden Plains Community Hospital by private vehicle where he was pronounced dead. Elrod was transported to Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo.

Multiple witnesses have been interviewed, evidence collected, and the investigation remains on going.

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