An Abilene teen who shot and killed his sixteen-year-old friend was sentenced Friday by District Judge Thomas Wheeler.
Joseph Fowler was found guilty of criminally negligent homicide in the January 2011 shooting of his friend, sixteen-year-old Michael Huffman.
Fowler was recklessly handling a gun when it went off and the bullet struck Huffman.
Friday, Judge Wheeler sentenced Fowler to 5 years probation. He'll also have to pay a fine.