This is the moment a man accidentally shot his friend dead while messing around with a gun.
The fatal gaffe was caught on CCTV security cameras in an Istanbul office in Turkey.
The 30-year-old victim, known as Yigit A., had been visiting an old mate named Baris K. He could never have imagined what would ensue.
Playing around with a gun he retrieved him Yigit’s desk drawer, Baris pulled the trigger on his friend not realising it was loaded, wounding him fatally.
Yigit flees the scene in shock while Baris attempts to stop the unthinkable from happening. Yigit then collapses in Baris’ hands, who quickly unbuttons his shirt and calls for a passersby to call an ambulance.
Yigit then collapses in Baris’ hands, who quickly unbuttons his shirt and calls for passersby to call an ambulance.
Officials and paramedics got to the scene quickly but tragically Yigit had already lost his life.
Police later arrested the devastated Baris, who has since appeared in court where he was convicted of killing Yigit.
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He has been remanded in custody pending a further hearing which will be held to decide his sentence.
The incident happened in the Zeytinburnu district on the European side of Istanbul, just outside the walls of the ancient city.